CPD Investigates homicide on Wynnton Road

CPD Investigates homicide on Wynnton Road

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man dead.

Police were called to Park place Apartments on Wynnton Rd. around 1:30 AM on Sunday morning, in reference to a shooting.

Upon arrival, officials found 30-year-old Phillip Whitaker deceased in a pick up truck in the parking lot. The driver of the vehicle was not present when police arrived.

Officials have confirmed Whitaker died from a single gunshot wound.

After several interviews, investigators believe the shooting may have occurred at a different location.

Police are asking anyone with any information to call 9-1-1 immediately.

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