UPDATE 9/18/23 9:38 p.m.: Columbus Police have identified a suspect in the shooting that killed a four-year-old and injured the child’s mother on Monday.

CPD says after an investigation, 35-year-old Jacquese Antwan Walker, who is the father of the child, was developed as a suspect.

Walker is wanted for murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

The police department urges anyone with information about Walker’s possible whereabouts to contact Sgt. A. McKelvey at mckelvey.amanda@columbusga.org. Information about Walker’s whereabouts can also be submitted anonymously via Tipsoft or by texting VACS plus the message you want to send to 274637 (CRIMES).

UPDATE 9/18/23 12:36 p.m.: Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan released the identity of the four-year-old child killed in a shooting on Monday morning.

Bryan says the victim was identified as Jacques Walker Jr.

UPDATE 9/18/23 10:42 a.m.: New details are being shared about the shooting at Liberty Commons Apartments.

Police were called to the scene around 8 a.m. on Monday morning. According to the Columbus Police Department, a woman was injured and remains in critical condition.

There is no one in custody at this time.

There is heavy police presence on Morris Road. Right now, police are not confirming if it’s connected to the morning homicide.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — A four-year-old child was shot and killed at an apartment complex on North Lumpkin Road, according to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan.

Bryan told WRBL the child was pronounced dead at 8:50 a.m. on Monday morning at Liberty Commons Apartments.

There is no further information at this time.