Suspect arrested in murder of Columbus man on Forestside Drive
A Columbus man is behind bars on one count of murder after a deadly shooting late Monday afternoon on the east side of the city.
The shooting took place outside in the 1600 block of Forestside Drive on Monday, September 12, 2022. A man, identified as 25-year-old Zachary Tyler Castellow, was pronounced deceased at 7:00 P.M. by Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan. The mother has been notified of Castellow’s death and an autopsy will be done. The suspect, identified as Johnathan Thompson, was arrested and booked into the Muscogee County Jail later Monday night around 11:30 P.M. No mugshot is available at this time. This is the 32nd homicide this year for Columbus, and the fifth homicide this month.