Second overnight Columbus shooting claims another man’s life

Two deadly overnight shootings claim lives in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police are currently investigating a second deadly shooting taking place overnight.

Police are still on the scene of a deadly shooting on Garden Dr. and 25th Ave. There, officers found 20-year-old Travone Walton unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound. They were unsuccessful in attempting to resuscitate him.

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan pronounced Walton dead at 5:30 a.m.

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

This marks the 35th homicide of the year in Columbus.

Another deadly shooting occurred earlier in the night on 30th Ave. It is unclear at this time if the two are related.

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

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