Teen victim in Dorsey Drive shooting has died

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UPDATE 1/20/2020: Investigators with the Columbus Police Department confirm the victim of a shooting on Dorsey Drive Saturday night has died.

Police confirm the victim is 13-year-old Samuel Tatum. The teen was taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital following the shooting, where he passed away from his injuries.

The shooting is accidental and happened while the victim was engaging in Russian Roulette, according to officials with CPD.

Officials say the teen’s body will be sent for autopsy.

WRBL News 3 is working to gather more information on this tragedy.

UDPATE: Police have determined this to be a shooting.

No status on the victim(s) yet.

ORIGINAL:

COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) – There is a heavy police presence in the 6000 block of Dorsey Drive in Columbus.

Police have crime scene tape up blocking off an area with a Red SUV inside.

News 3 is awaiting more details.

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