Trial starts Monday for man accused in deadly shooting in Evans

Christopher Lamar Rumph
Christopher Lamar Rumph

COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – A murder trial  is scheduled to begin Monday for a man accused of a deadly shooting.

Christopher Rumph was arrested back on November 16th for the murder of Jerry Whitten

The shooting happened at Springwood Nursery, in Evans.

Whitten worked at the nursery, and was found  by a co-worker.

Rumph is charged with murder, possession of firearm during a commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

The trial is slated to begin  at  9 A.M.

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