CPD looking for possible witness in the Linwood Blvd murder


COLUMBUS, Ga. – Columbus police is seeking the public’s help in locating a possible witness to a shooting at the 5 Corners Lotto Sunday, November 6.

The possible witness is described as being between the ages of 16 to 20. Around 5’8″ to 6′ tall. Weighing approximately 160 to 190 pounds.

As News 3 has reported, 23-year-old Vastal Patel was found inside the store deceased and 56-year-old Gautamkumar Patel found suffering from a gunshot wound.

Gautamkumar was transported to Midtown Medical Center where he had surgery and is currently listed in critical condition.

If you recognized the person seen in the photo you are asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 706-225-4291.

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