50th Homicide in Columbus, Muscogee County Coroner confirms

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UPDATE: Sept. 7, 2021 6:24 p.m.:

Columbus, Ga. (WRBL) — Quincey Wade, 26-year-old, was arrested in LaGrange earlier today and charged with the murder of Vaughn-Jackson.

A preliminary hearing was scheduled for recorder’s court on Sept. 10, 2021.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective S. Hayes at (706) 225-4261 or email via shayes@columbusga.org.

If you would like to remain anonymous, call 706-653-3188 or text VACS plus your
message to 274637 (CRIMES).


Columbus, Ga. (WRBL) — Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms the city has reached its 50th homicide of the year.

According to Bryan, Maurice Vaughn Jackson, age 26, was killed in a shooting at the Patriot Place Apartments on Buena Vista Road. Jackson was pronounced Dead at 3:22 a.m. on Sept. 7, 2021.

Currently there is no information about a suspect in the shooting.

Stick with WRBL News 3 on air and online as we work to gather more information.

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