UPDATE: New details in overnight Columbus shooting that killed one, injured another

Overnight shooting in south Columbus claims one man’s life

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A man is dead after an overnight shooting in south Columbus.

22-year-old Leevon Jackson was reportedly shot at Ramsey Rd. and S. Lumpkin Rd. just after midnight. Jackson was then transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional where he was pronounced dead at 1:11 a.m.

A second victim was injured in the shooting and taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional where he was treated and subsequently released.

The investigation found that both victims were at a residence in the 1800 block of Riverland Dr. when shots were fired and then ran off.

Police say they do not have any potential suspects at this time.

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

This marks the 39th homicide in Columbus in 2020.

Anyone with information on Jackson’s murder is asked to contact investigators at 706-225-4295.

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