UPDATE: Family says teen mistakenly slain by brother in overnight shooting on Avalon Rd. in Columbus

UPDATE: Family says teen mistakenly slain by brother in overnight shooting on Avalon Rd. in Columbus
The family of Quindarious Ford (left) says he was murdered by his brother, Marquavious Ford (right) (Source: Family/Muscogee County Sheriff's Office)

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - An overnight shooting on Avalon Rd. in Columbus has left one teenager dead, and his family say his brother may be to blame.

17-year-old Quindarious Ford was shot in the 2300 block of Avalon Rd. just after 4:30 a.m. He was taken to the Piedmont Columbus Regional Emergency Department where he was pronounced dead at 5:15 a.m.

The family says that Marquavious Ford shot his brother by accident and was arrested on the scene.

Marquavious Ford (left) and Quindarious Ford (right)
Marquavious Ford (left) and Quindarious Ford (right) (Source: Family)

Marquavious Ford is currently in the Muscogee County Jail and is charged with his brother’s murder. He is awaiting a hearing in Recorder’s Court on Friday at 9:00 a.m.

Anyone with information related to Quindarious Ford’s murder is asked to contact investigators at 706-225-4377.

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