UPDATE: Victim ID'd following Tuesday shooting near Cusseta Rd. - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports


UPDATE: Victim ID'd following Tuesday shooting near Cusseta Rd.

Marcus Bowden. (Source: Family friend/Facebook) Marcus Bowden. (Source: Family friend/Facebook)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating a shooting that happened just before noon on Tuesday on the corner of Cusseta Road and Betjaman Drive that's left one person dead

According to police, a man was shot and killed as he was standing in the yard of the home. The suspect drove up in a white SUV, and it is unclear if the shooter fired from the vehicle or got out of the SUV.

The victim has been identified as Marcus Bowden, 30, of Columbus, according to Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Freeman Worley. He was pronounced dead at 12:35 p.m. at Midtown Medical Center on Tuesday; his body will be sent for an autopsy either Wednesday or Friday.

This is the second shooting this week that has taken place on Cusseta Road. The first shooting injured two people Monday night around 6:30 p.m.

The victim from Tuesday's shooting has been rushed to the hospital.

Details are limited at this time, but check back for more updates. 

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