UPDATE 2:12 p.m. 02/25/2022: The victim has been identified as Donquaris Fletcher, 21. He was pronounced dead on the scene at 7:27 a.m.

Fletcher was found with multiple gun shot wounds, the body will be taken to for an autopsy.


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Columbus Police are working the scene of a shooting Friday morning in the 4500 block of Saunders Drive.

It is an apartment complex near the Warm Springs Road fire station.

A man was dead in the courtyard of the apartment. There were more than two dozen evidence markers, indicating a shooting.

Police Homicide detectives were working the scene.

Deputy Coroner Elisabeth Allison was also on the scene.