UPDATE: Victim in deadly Christmas shooting on Farr Rd. in Columbus ID’d as 20-year-old

Updated: Dec. 25, 2019 at 9:23 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The victim in a deadly shooting at an apartment complex on Farr Rd. on Christmas night has been identified as a 20-year-old man.

Devonte Owens, 20, was shot and killed at Parkway Place Apartments on Farr Rd. He was pronounced dead at 8:10 p.m., according to Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Charles Newton.

Columbus police say they received several calls about a shooting and then calls that someone has been shot. Police say the victim was deceased when EMS arrived at the scene.

Police have not confirmed if a suspect is in custody.

Owens’ body is being sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.

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