Carrollton man arrested on murder charges related to New Year’s Day shooting

Published 7:18 am Wednesday, January 6, 2021

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A man has been arrested on murder charges related to a New Year’s Day shooting on Second Avenue that resulted in the death of Keenen Leonard.

Camron C. Downing, 23, was arrested at approximately 11 p.m. in Carrollton on Tuesday, according to the LaGrange Police Department. Downing was charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes.

Leonard, 29, was shot several times and was found dead in his car on Friday, according to LPD. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Downing was transported to the Troup County Jail.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.