Columbus police investigating overnight shooting that left a teenager dead

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UPDATE 4:30 p.m. – Columbus police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a teenager Wednesday morning on Avalon Drive.

(Marquavious Ford)

According to police, Marquavious Ford, 21, is under arrest on murder charges in connection to the death of 17-year-old Quindarius Ford.

Marquavious Ford will be in Recorder’s Court at 9:00 a.m. on March 19.

Police are asking anyone with information on this case to contact Sergeant Kyle Tuggle at (706) 225-4377 or email at ktuggle@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) — A Columbus teenager was shot to death early Wednesday morning in the 2300 block of Avalon Road, the Muscogee County Coroner’s Office has confirmed.

The shooting happened inside a residence about 4:30 a.m. Quindarius Ford, 17, was pronounced dead at Piedmont Columbus Regional’s Midtown campus at 5:15 a.m., according to coroner Buddy Bryan.

Stick with News 3 on-air and online as we learn more.

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