UPDATE: Columbus police investigate deadly shooting

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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – Coroner Buddy Bryan has informed News 3 at approximately 9:25 p.m. that the victim has been confirmed as 20-year-old Iverson Gilyard.

The shooting occurred on 13th Avenue and Virginia Street at 7:55 p.m.

He was pronounced dead at 8:10 p.m. by an Emergency Room physician at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital.

Coroner Buddy Bryan has also confirmed that this makes the 44 homicide in Columbus in 2021 compared to last years total of 44.

Coroner Buddy Bryan has confirmed the death of one individual whose identity is unknown.

News 3 will continue to provide updates as information becomes available.

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