15-year-old shot, killed on Village Way in Columbus

Published: Feb. 19, 2023 at 2:36 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 20, 2023 at 12:30 PM EST
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Authorities are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred on Sunday afternoon.

Police responded to an address in the 5200 block of Village Way just off St. Mary’s Road around 1 p.m. Sunday, February 19.

A spokeswoman for the police department confirms police found a male dead from a gunshot wound to the head. The victim was later identified as 15-year-old Leonardo Luke. Authorities do suspect foul play in the case.

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The fatal shooting marks the fifth homicide in three days in the city of Columbus.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to contact Det. K. Baldwin at 706-225-4337 or kbaldwin@columbusga.org.