Columbus police identify man wanted in murder investigation

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The man is wanted in connection with a shooting last week in Columbus.

Posted: Dec 26, 2019 9:14 AM
Updated: Dec 27, 2019 9:10 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Columbus Police identified a second person believed to be involved in the shooting death of a teenager last week in the city.

Police Chief Fred Shelton said a felony warrant has been issued for Damorio Sanchez Price-Ewing, 19, of West Point.

Investigators said Xavier Dora, 18, was shot at an abandoned home on 17th Street and 5th Avenue South on Dec. 19. Shelton said Dora died in surgery.

The chief said at least five people were inside the abandoned house and investigators believe they were engaged in some type of illegal activity.

Shelton said Price-Ewing is wanted for accessory after the fact. 

Police charged Shaquavus White, 18, of West Point, with manslaughter in Dora's death.

Anyone with information on Price-Ewing should contact Columbus Police, Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers or their local law enforcement office.

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