Man killed in overnight shooting on N. Lumpkin Rd. in Columbus

Two deadly overnight shootings claim lives in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - An overnight shooting on North Lumpkin Rd. in Columbus has left one man dead.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan pronounced 24-year-old Antonio Williams dead at 1:32 a.m.

Police say Williams was found inside a vehicle that had crashed into a telephone pole and a chain link fence in a yard in the 2700 block of North Lumpkin Rd. Williams was suffering from a gunshot wound and was transported to the Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown Emergency Room where he succumbed to his injuries.

There is no word at this time on if police have any suspects.

Bryan says this is the 34th homicide of the year in Columbus.

Later in the night, a second deadly shooting would take place on 25th Ave. It is unclear at this time if the two are related.

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

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