21-year-old man shot and killed on Curry Street has been identified

UPDATE

11/29/17 8:50 a.m. -- The Muscogee County Coroner, Buddy Bryan, says Jawhon Armstead is the 21 year old man who was shot and killed in the 4200 block of Curry Street.


(ORIGINAL STORY)

COLUMBUS, Ga. --The Columbus Police Department is investigating the 39th homicide of the year.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms a 21-year-old African American male was shot multiple times in the 4200 block of Curry Street.

The shooting happened around 10:00 p.m. Tuesday night. The victim arrived at Midtown Medical Center at 10:07 and was pronounced dead by Bryan at 10:19.

His name will be released after next-of-kin has been notified.

In 2016 there were 36 homicides.


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