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London Mason, 22, arrested in connection with Sunday morning shooting

Update (9:27 a.m.)

London Mason, 22, was booked into the Muscogee County Jail Monday, according to the Muscogee County Jail website.

Mason is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was arrested on Andrews Road.

No police representative was immediately available to discuss Mason's arrest. More details will be added as they become available.

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Columbus police are searching for London Mason, 22, of Columbus. He is suspected of shooting 51-year-old James Fordham Sunday morning.

Police say Fordham was shot in the chest around 5:45 a.m. on Lee Street.

He was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Mason is a black male. He is 6-foot tall and weighs about 400 pounds.

Larry Gierer contributed to this report.

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