Man shot, killed on 30th avenue; Columbus police investigating

Crime

COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) – One man is dead after he was shot and killed early Saturday morning on 30th avenue.

Columbus police and homicide unit are investigating.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms 23-year-old Antonio Williams died of a gunshot wound.

After he was taken to the hospital by ambulance, he was pronounced dead at 1:32 a.m. by a doctor in the Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Emergency Room.

Bryan says his office was called around 1:42 a.m. to confirm the death. His body will be sent up for an autopsy soon.

Reports say the victim was in a car accident that occurred on North Lumpkin and 23rd street. Authorities don’t know if he was the victim or the passenger.

Stay with News 3 as this story develops.

If you have any information, please call the Columbus police.

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