Double shooting: Police arrest person of interest

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  Columbus Police have a person of interest in a double shooting that took place Wednesday night at a home near the intersection of Lansing Avenue and Forrest Road.

Homicide investigators arrested Suquorey Pitts on outstanding warrants at 4415 Conner Road. Police say these warrants were not related to Wednesday's shooting.

Police say around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, an unknown gunman shot two men, 30 year-old Jarvis Sanks and 30 year-old Ronald Coleman. Sanks died at the scene from a single gunshot wound.

Coleman fled the scene in at 2001 Buick LaSabre. Moments later, Coleman struck two other vehicles. One of the drivers, Willie Allen, Jr.,  was taken to the hospital to be treated for injuries.

Coleman was also taken to the hospital and has since been released. No other information on Coleman is being released at this time.

Investigators say the shooting may have stemmed from a drug deal.  Pitts is being interviewed as a person of interest. The gunman is still known. If you have any information on this crime or any other cases, please call Columbus Police at (706) 653-3400.

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