Woman killed in Columbia shooting; suspect charged with murder

Posted at 3:15 PM, Mar 10, 2021

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (WTVF) — Columbia Police charged a woman with murder after she allegedly shot and killed a 20-year-old woman in Columbia.

Police say 35-year-old Chaisty Dawn Johnes shot and killed 20-year-old Clarissa Hernandez Keiser after an altercation on Academy Court around 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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Chaisty Jones
Photo: Columbia Police Dept.

Officers found Keiser when they got to the scene. Jones was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Police charged Jones with first-degree murder and other additional charges that were not released. She will be arrested after she is released from the hospital.