COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police are currently investigating a double homicide that took place late Monday night.
The shooting happened in the 200 block of 32nd Ave. at approximately 11:00 p.m. on Oct. 7 and claimed the lives of two males.
Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said one victim was shot in the head and the other victim was shot in the chest.
Police have confirmed that 18-year-old Montrell Dequan Johnson and 17-year-old Terreon Deontae Joseph were shot and killed. Both were pronounced dead shortly after midnight.
Police say that both victims appeared to have been walking down 32nd Ave. when they were approached by a gunman.
Witnesses say they heard shots before seeing a dark-colored sedan, possibly a Ford Crown Victoria, fleeing down 32nd Ave. toward N. Lumpkin Rd.
No arrests have been made in the shooting.
Anyone with information on Johnson and Joseph’s murders are asked to contact CPD at (706) 225-4469.