3 dead, 1 injured after three separate Columbus shootings

Published: Apr. 10, 2022 at 9:30 PM EDT|Updated: Apr. 11, 2022 at 9:50 AM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating after three separate shootings left three people dead and one injured.

Authorities say the youngest victim, a 12-year-old boy, died after a shooting in the 2700 block of Norris Road. Police say they were notified at approximately 6:42 p.m. Late Sunday night, the Muscogee County Coroner’s Office said the child’s death is being ruled accidental.

Just before 6:50 p.m., Columbus police say they were notified of a shooting near the 1200 block of Ft. Benning Road. The Muscogee County Coroner’s Office confirms this shooting claimed the lives of two 19-year-old males, Na’kevius Petty and Marque Humber who is active duty in the military.

Police say one person was shot in the 4300 block of Hamilton Road shortly before 7 p.m. Authorities say the victim is in serious condition.

No further details surrounding the Sunday evening shootings have been released. Stay with us on air and online for the latest.

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