Columbus Police on scene of deadly shooting on South Lumpkin Road

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UPDATE 02/12/2021 – Columbus Police have identified Thursday’s shooting victim as Derico Prichard, age 37.

According to police, when they arrived on scene, they found Prichard on the floor, having been shot.

At 7:20 p.m., Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Charles Newton arrived at the crime scene and pronounced Prichard dead.

Prichard’s body is being sent to Atlanta for autopsy.

Additionally, police say there were four other shooting victims injured during the incident. Currently, their conditions are unknown.


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – The Columbus Police Department has responded to a shooting on South Lumpkin Road, where one person has died.

The shooting happened Thursday evening at the 2000 block of South Lumpkin Road, near the former Signature Event Center location.

According to police, four to five people were shot in the incident. Police confirm one person has died following the shooting.

Details are limited at this time. WRBL News 3 has a reporter on scene and is working to gather more information.

Stay with WRBL on air and online for new details as they become available.

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