COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating a homicide early Saturday morning in East Columbus.
The shooting happened at the intersection of Branton Woods Drive and Branton Lane in Columbus around 2:25 a.m. Saturday.
When officers arrived on scene they found a man lying in the street next to his car.
Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says 25-year-old Bobby Jerome Seawright, Jr. was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at 3:05 a.m.
Seawright's body will be sent to Atlanta for an autopsy.
Columbus Police are looking for a suspect described as a black male, 20-35 years-old, medium build, 5'06"-6'00" tall.
The suspect was armed with a handgun and last seen running down Branton Woods Drive toward Forest Road.
If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call Columbus Police at 706-653-3400 or dial 911.