Hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of Deonn Carter, a beloved member of the Columbus public safety community, who passed away August 20, 2016, following a robbery-shooting at the Parkside at Britt David apartment complex.
According to The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Mr. Carter lost his life “11 days after he was shot during an armed robbery attempt outside of the Parkside at Britt David Apartments on Armour Road.”
Mr. Carter’s mother, Suzette Ragland, apparently told police “her son had gone to get the mail when he was shot,” The Ledger-Enquirer reports. “When firefighters responded to the shooting at the apartment complex at 5443 Armour Road, they were shocked to learn it was Carter, who is known as a friend among local firefighters and police.”
Columbus police allegedly made two arrests in connection with the fatal shooting. Warrants have reportedly been issued for three other suspects, per media reports.
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