Columbus man identified as victim in first of two homicides of the day

Columbus man identified as victim in first of two homicides of the day

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Muscogee County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in the first of two early morning fatal shootings as a Columbus man.

60-year-old Roy Wilborn was shot on Illges Rd. in Columbus.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan says Wilborn was pronounced dead at 5:08 a.m. at Piedmont Columbus Regional.

There is no word on any suspects at this time.

This is the ninth homicide of the year in Columbus.

This is a developing story. Keep with News Leader 9 on air and online for the latest updates.

Later the same morning, a fatal shooting occurred on Hamilton Rd. and 33rd St. Police have not confirmed if the two incidents are related.

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