Victim in Marion St. shooting dies, suspect charged with murder

The man who was charged with attempted murder in the shooting of Andrew Blankenship Sr. on January 2 is now facing murder charges. Blankenship died of his injuries on Wednesday.

Quincy Lunford was previously charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery, armed robbery, battery by means of a deadly weapon and battery resulting in serious bodily injury.

The prosecutor’s office dismissed the previous charges and refiled charges against Lunford on Thursday.

Lunford has been charged with urder and armed robbery.

Lunford will be in court on Friday.

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