Shooting on Lamore St., Columbus marks homicide #68

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UPDATE 10:102 a.m. 12/13/21 – News 3 previously reported two others were taken to the hospital for their injuries, only one person was killed and one othered injured.

Travis Kent, 22, was pronounced dead by Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan at 11:30 p.m. One other gunshot victim Hykeim Johnson, 23, was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Those with information are asked to call Detective Green by phone 706-225-4261 or email at roygreen@columbusga.org.

A separate, fatal shooting occurred on Lamore Street in November, read below for more information on that incident.


UPDATE 5:34 a.m. 12/13/21 – Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms the identity of the victim is 22 year-old male, Travis Jamell Kent. Bryan confirmed to News 3 that Kent suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene. The body will be sent for an autopsy.


COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) — Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms Columbus’ 68th homicide this year. The victim was an unidentified male whose age is still unknown.

The incident happened in the 4000 block of Lamore St. The victim was sustained a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at 11:30 p.m. Two others were transported to the hospital for their injuries.

Detectives are still on the scene. Stay with News 3 on-air and online as we work to gather more details.

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