UPDATE: Victim ID’d in fatal shooting on Gentian Blvd. in Columbus

Updated: May. 1, 2021 at 10:42 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A death investigation is underway on Gentian Blvd. in Columbus, according to the Columbus Police Department.

Deputy Coroner Elizabeth Allison confirmed the victim as 38-year-old John Anthony Johnson.

Officers were dispatched to the 3800 block of Gentian Blvd. in reference to a person on the ground. When police arrived, they found Johnson suffering from gunshot wounds. Johnson died from his inuries on the scene at approximately 9:21 p.m.

His body is being sent for an autopsy.

Anyone with information related to this case should call the police at 706-225-4377.

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