UPDATE: Phenix City man murdered in parking lot between Columbus nightclubs

Phenix City man murdered after leaving Columbus nightclub

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A Phenix City man is dead after an overnight shooting on Victory Dr. in Columbus.

Officers were called to the parking lot separating Carousel Lounge & Foxy Lady Lounge on Victory Dr. at 2:39 a.m. to reports of a shooting.

Police then found 29-year-old Jaquill Ledon Banks of Phenix City suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in a nearby parking lot.

Banks was taken by ambulance to Piedmont Columbus Regional where he was pronounced dead at 3:27 a.m. by Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan.

Detectives have since learned that Banks left both establishments and was assaulted in the parking lot as he was approaching his car. Foxy Lady Lounge owner OK Adams says the victim had not been in her business.

No other injuries were reported and police say they have not made any arrests. There is no word at this time on if police have any suspects.

Anyone with information on Banks' murder is asked to contact Columbus police at 706-225-4363.

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