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Winston Road homicide victim also involved in Easter shooting, sources confirm

UPDATE:

Sources now confirm the victim in Saturday night's Winston Road shooting was also injured in another shooting on Easter.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan and Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley both confirm to News 3 the victim, 43-year-old Darrell Boggans, was one of three men shot April 1 on Andrews Road.

As News 3 reported, Worley pronounced 24-year-old Alec Spencer dead around 4:45 a.m. Boggans and another man were hurt, but survived.

News 3 has not yet confirmed the circumstances surrounding the second shooting Saturday that ultimately claimed Boggans' life. The case is being investigated as a homicide and would mark the 12th murder in Columbus this year, according to Bryan.

Boggans' body is at the GBI crime lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) - Columbus police confirm one man is dead after a shooting on Winston Road late Saturday night.

Sgt. Anthony Locey reports officers found the victim, Darrell Boggans, just before 9:30 p.m. suffering a gunshot wound.

Locey says Boggans was rushed to Piedmont Medical Hospital where he later passed due to his injuries.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Detective Sherman Hayes at 706-225-4268.


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