Shooting victim becomes Muscogee County’s 41st homicide victim, coroner confirms

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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL)- Updated 11/19/2020 9:20 a.m.

Columbus Police are investigating the circumstances that led to the shooting death of a 26-year-old man early Thursday morning.

Investigators say Gray was a passenger in a vehicle in the area of Wickham Dr. and Tennant Ave. when someone shot him.

Police say they responded to the 400 block of 20th Ave. just before 2 a.m. Officers say they found Vamonte Gray suffering from a gunshot. He later died at the emergency room.

Anyone with information is asked to call Cpl. Matt Sitler at (706) 225-4356 or email him at msitler@columbusga.org.

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The Muscogee County Coroner’s Office confirms the county’s 41st homicide of 2020.

Chief Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley says the victim is Vamonte Gray, 26. Gray died from an apparent gunshot wound. He says the victim was pronounced dead at 2:10 a.m. at Piedmont Columbus Regional’s Emergency Room.

Worley says right now, he’s unsure where the shooting happened, but believes police are investigating a location in the Steam Mill Road area.

News 3 will bring you the latest developments as they become available.

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