Columbus police on scene, crime scene tape up at Wilson Homes

Crime

UPDATE: 11/21/2021 (5:28 p.m.)

The Homicide Unit is actively investigating this incident, and an arrest has yet to be made. Anyone with information is encouraged to either contact Corporal William Peterson at 706-225-4293, or call anonymously at 706-653-3188.

UPDATE: 11/20/21 (10:22 p.m.)

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms the victim was 20-year-old Lekeith Epps. Epps was pronounced dead at 8:56 p.m. from multiple gunshot wounds at Piedmont Emergency Room. His body will go to Decatur for an autopsy.


UPDATE: 11/20/21 (9:38 p.m.)

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms this was the scene of homicide #62 this year. The identity of the victim is unknown at this time.


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Columbus Police are on the scene of Wilson Homes on 8th Ave.

Police have established a crime scene and have blocked off the area. Neighbors say they heard gunshots, though this has not been confirmed by Columbus PD.

News 3 has a reporter on scene and we are working to gather more details. Stay with News 3 on-air and online as this story develops.

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