UPDATE (2:32 p.m.): Columbus Police released a statement confirming that the two morning shootings on Aug. 6 are connected.
The two shootings, one at the BP Gas Station on Buena Vista Road around 3:06 a..m, which resulted in the death of Alex Bales-Davis, and the shooting of an as-yet unidentified female victim, who is in serious condition after being shot at the intersection of Brennan Road and St. Mary’s Road, are both under investigation.
UPDATE (9:03 a.m.): Deputy Coroner Elizabeth Allison identified the victim as 26-year-old Alex Ramone Bales-Davis. He was pronounced dead on scene.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL)-Columbus police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one dead and another seriously injured.
Police were investigating multiple crime scenes along Buena Vista Rd, including one at a BP gas station near I-185.
The other crime scene was at the intersection of St. Mary’s Road and Brennan Road.
The coroner’s office was called to the BP station about 3:30 Thursday morning, according to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan.
WRBL News 3 is working to learn more and will bring you details as the story develops.