Man, 26, charged with murder in Warrenton shooting

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

DeMario Wilcher, 26, of Warrenton was arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of Quontavious Battle. (Source: Warren County)

WARREN COUNTY, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- A 26-year-old man is charged with murder after a shooting last Sunday.

According to GBI, DeMario Wilcher stands charged with murder in the death of Quontavious Battle, 23.

Wilcher shot Battle, investigators said, on May 12 just before 7:30 p.m. at the 300 block of Depot Street in Warrenton.

Battle was transported to University Hospital-McDuffie where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Wilcher is currently being held at the McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center.

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