Man shot and killed in officer-involved shooting laid to rest

Raymond Davis, 24, the young man shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting was laid to rest on Saturday.

Posted: Nov. 11, 2017 11:40 PM
Updated: Nov. 11, 2017 11:46 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Raymond Davis, 24, the young man shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting was laid to rest on Saturday, just one day before his twenty-fifth birthday.

Dozens of family members lines the sidewalks of Bible Way Progressive Church of God in Christ awaiting their son, brother and friend to be laid to rest.

Many wore t-shirts with Davis' picture on it and the phrase, 'Fly High Raymond', written on the front.

An emotional time for the many friends and family of Davis. Columbus Mayor, Robert Smith and Fred Shelton with Columbus Police Department were in attendance.

Just a week after the shooting, several await more information regarding the investigation that MBI is handling. The city is still asking for patience as this investigation continues.

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