UPDATE 04/30/2022 – In a press release Columbus Police Department said their Patrol Division received calls about shots being fired on Dawson Street and 25th Avenue at 12:12 a.m. on Saturday morning.

Upon arrival police said they found victim Michael Williams suffering from gunshot wound(s). Emergency services then arrived, but were unable to resuscitate him.

He was pronounced dead on the scene by Deputy Coroner Dustin Harrelson.

CPD said an investigation by the Homicide Unit is underway.

They are asking anyone with information related to this case to contact Sergeant Antrellis Williams at
(706) 225-4329 or email at awilliams@columbusga.org.

You can also call the homicide line at (706) 225-3161.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — A man was pronounced dead at 12:52 a.m. this morning after a suspected altercation led to a shooting, according to Columbus Coroner Buddy Bryan.

Bryan says the victim was Michael Williams, a 37-year-old black male who was staying in an abandoned house at 343 25th Ave.

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