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Uptown shooting victim dies

By Mackenzie Patterson - bioemail

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) - One of the victims from the shooting last Sunday on Broadway died after gunshot wounds to his abdomen last week.

Felton Dyous, 49, suffered gunshot wounds to his abdomen and was in critical condition in the Medical Center after a shooting in the early morning on April 10th.  He was one of four victims.  Two others were treated and released from the Columbus Medical Center while one still remains in critical condition with gunshot wounds to his abdomen.

On April 11, Gregory James, 38, of Phenix City, pleaded guilty to 4 counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and theft by receiving stolen property.

Columbus Police told Fox 54 had a previous argument with the men and then went to the Uptown District looking for them.  The four victims were all friends.  Three were working security for Mario's while the fourth was standing beside them.  Police said that is when James opened fire on the men.

One of the victims told Fox 54 the argument began when all four victims were working security for a club in Phenix City about a week before the shooting.  The victim said they would not allow a group of men into the club without ids. 

Lt. Hastings with Columbus Police said they will now generate a new case, issue a warrant for murder, and deliver it to the Muscogee County Jail where James is still being held with a $160,000 bond.

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