COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – A Columbus man has died after being shot on Fort Benning Road over the weekend.

According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, David Brown, age 43, died after being shot in the 700 block of Fort Benning Road over the weekend.

At around 3:00 a.m. on April 10, 2022, Columbus Police were in the area of the 700 block of Fort Benning Road, when they heard gunshots. Police went to investigate and found the victim, who had been shot. Brown was taken to the hospital where he died a few hours later.

Bryan said Brown was pronounced dead at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital at 5:00 p.m. on April 11, 2022. Brown died while undergoing surgery at the hospital.

His body will be sent to the GBI crime lab for an autopsy.

Anyone with information on this case is encouraged to contact Detective Roy Green at (706) 225-4261 or email him at You can also call the Homicide Line at (706) 225-3161. You can anonymously provide information on any crime by calling 706-653-3188