COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL)– The Columbus Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in an unsolved homicide from Jan. 6, 2021, Columbus’ first homicide of 2021.

Damien Nesbitt, 37, was shot on the 600 block of 5th Avenue at the Orleans Apartments before being taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional where he was pronounced dead at 12:51 a.m.

According to officials, Nesbitt’s car was stolen during the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call detective Green at 706-225-4261 or the anonymous tip line at 706-653-3188.

Previous Coverage

Jan. 6, 2021: Man killed in shooting on 5th Avenue marking first homicide of 2021

Jan. 6, 2021: Columbus Police investigating homicide, car theft at Orleans Apartments

Jan. 6, 2022: MAP: Columbus hit 70 homicides in 2021, nearly doubles 2020’s total of 44

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