UPDATE: Victim ID’d in fatal shooting on 8th Ave. in Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The victim in the fatal 8th Ave. shooting on June 5 has been identified.
According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, the victim is identified as 21-year-old Marcel Ernst Antoine Samedi from Rockhill, South Carolina.
According to Columbus Police Department Chief of Staff, Katina Williams, officers were dispatched on June 5 to 3400 8th Ave. (Wilson Apartments) shortly before 10 p.m. in reference to a person being shot.
Samedi was pronounced dead on the scene. There is no word on any suspects at this time.
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