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UPDATE: Victim ID’d in deadly shooting on Reese Rd. and Gentian Blvd.

(Source: WTVM)
Published: Oct. 1, 2021 at 8:17 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2021 at 3:02 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - One person is dead following a Friday evening shooting in Columbus.

Just after 7:15 p.m., the Columbus Police Department responded to Saint Francis Hospital in reference to a person arriving by private vehicle with a gunshot wound.

Police say the victim, 20-year-old Kenneth Lamar Griggs, died of his injuries at the hospital. He was pronounced dead at 7:39 p.m., according to Coroner Buddy Bryan.

Authorities say the shooting occurred in the 3716 Gentian Boulevard (Sky Zone). The coroner says this is believed to be a drive-by shooting. The CPD Homicide Unit is investigating.

Anyone with information on this fatal shooting is asked to contact Detective A. Moyer at 706-225-4435 or him at amoyer@columbus.org. Anonymous information can be given by calling 706-653-3188 or texting VACS plus your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

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