Coroner pronounces 18-year-old dead after shooting on Henson Avenue

UPDATE: 

08/31/17 5:30 a.m. -- Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms to News 3 the victim in Thursday morning's shooting on Henson Avenue has died.

Bryan says he pronounced 18-year-old Tremain Taylor deceased at 4:20 a.m. Taylor was found shot in the stomach around 1:30 a.m. and taken to Midtown Medical Center.

The police department is currently investigating the shooting as the 26th local homicide of the year.

Columbus police are asking anyone with information about the murder of Tremain Taylor to call Corporal Donna Baker at 706-225-4047 or email to dbaker@columbusga.org.


(ORIGINAL STORY)

COLUMBUS, Ga. -- The Columbus Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting Thursday.

Columbus Fire and EMS confirms an 18-year-old man was found shot in the stomach around 1:30 a.m. in the 400 block of Henson Avenue.

The victim has since been taken to Midtown Medical Center for treatment to life-threatening injuries.

News 3 is waiting for an update on his condition and the police investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.
Editor's Note: **The original version of this story has been corrected to reflect the victim's age was 18, not 16-years-old.**

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