COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Columbus police are investigating a double homicide they responded to on Palmetto Avenue early this afternoon.

Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley confirmed the death of 27-year-old Larry Walton and 21-year-old Christopher Jenning. Walton was pronounced dead at 11:59 a.m. followed by Jenning at 12:01 p.m.

Both victims will be sent to GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

News 3 will continue to provide updates as information comes into the newsroom.