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Artesia man arrested for drive-by shooting


Kentreal Lashun Hill

Kentreal Lashun Hill



Sarah Fowler


An Artesia man has been arrested and charged in connection with a drive-by shooting. 


Kentreal Lashun Hill, 29, was arrested Tuesday by officers with the Columbus Police Department after he allegedly fired a weapon into a Columbus home early Tuesday morning. 


Authorities says the incident occurred at a home on Peach Street around 4 a.m. Tuesday. 


No one was injured in the shooting. 


Hill was arrested shortly after the incident and charged with one count drive-by shooting and one count shooting into a dwelling. He was released on a $50,000 bond Wednesday. 


His court date is set for Aug. 4.


Sarah Fowler covered crime, education and community related events for The Dispatch.



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