Columbia Tennessee Shooting Death of Michael Shea Boyd – Obituary
53-year-old Michael Shea Boyd has died in a fatal Columbia, Tennessee shooting that occurred on Saturday, September 4, 2021. A suspect identified as 39-year-old Benjamin Jermaine Sowell was arrested in connection with the shooting.
According to official reports, the shooting occurred on Hannaway Street in the afternoon hours of Saturday. Police arrived at the scene following 911 calls to find Boyd with a serious gunshot wound. He later died at the scene.
Benjamin Jermaine Sowell was charged with multiple felonies including first-degree murder.
As investigations proceed, anyone with information is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division of Columbia Police Department at 931-560-1670, Columbia Police Department Dispatch at 931-388-2727, or Maury County Crimestoppers at 931-381-4900. A tip email can also be sent.