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UPDATE: Victim ID’d in fatal shooting on 8th Ave. in Columbus

Columbus police are on the scene of a shooting at Wilson Apartments.
Columbus police are on the scene of a shooting at Wilson Apartments.(WTVM)
Published: Jun. 14, 2021 at 12:37 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 14, 2021 at 1:43 PM EDT
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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.

Stay with News Leader 9 as more details become available.

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