UPDATE: 16-year-old shot, killed beneath bridge in south Columbus

Homicide investigation underway on Conner Rd. and Cusseta Rd. in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A homicide investigation is underway after a 16-year-old was shot and killed beneath a bridge in south Columbus.

The CPD Homicide Unit is continuing their investigation into the shooting that happened on Conner Rd. and Cusseta Rd.

Officials say the victim has been identified as 16-year-old Allen Toombs.

There is no word on if police have any potential suspects.

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

This marks the 40th homicide of 2020 in Columbus.

Anyone with information on Toombs' murder or his whereabouts in the 24 hours leading up to his death is asked to contact investigators at 706-225-4374.

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