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Drug Deal Turns Deadly

COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) - Columbus Police are investigating a murder that took place Wednesday night around 9:00 p.m. at a home near the intersection of Lansing Avenue and Forest Road.

Two men, 30 year-old Jarvis Sanks and 30 year-old Ronald Coleman, were shot at 6179 Joyner Drive.

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 take to the hospital to be treated for injuries. 

Coleman was also taken to the hospital. He is in critical condition. 

Investigators say the shooting may have stemmed from a drug deal.  The gunman is still on the loose.  If you have any information on this crime, please call Columbus Police.  

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