UPDATE (2/27/22 3:45 a.m.)

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan has identified Columbus resident Joe Williams as the victim who has died from multiple gunshot wounds sustained at the Diane Avenue shooting.

The 55 year old was pronounced dead at 1:34 a.m. His body will be sent for autopsy.

UPDATE (2/26/22 5:15 p.m.)

There is still heavy police presence on scene and a portion of the road has been blocked off by crime scene tape. A News 3 reporter observed five Columbus PD vehicles and two unmarked law enforcement vehicles still on the scene. Over 20 evidence markers are on the ground.


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Columbus Police confirm three people were shot on Diane Ave. on Saturday.

One person is in serious condition, another was grazed by a bullet and the condition of the third person is unknown at this time.

Stay with News 3 as we work to gather more details.