COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) – Thursday marks the two-year anniversary of a Columbus homicide and Columbus police continue to ask the public for any information leading to an arrest.
On Jan. 11, 2016, Freddie Robinson was shot during a robbery while at a friend’s house in the 800 block of 10th Avenue South.
Police say six armed men wearing masks entered the house. All those inside were ordered to the floor where jewelry, wallets and money were stolen.
Robinson was shot and later taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital. He was then taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo where he later died on Jan. 18, 2016, due to his gunshot wounds.
Any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the people responsible for Robinson’s death may be eligible for a reward of $15,000.
The Columbus Police Department reward line is 1-877-273-4552.