Victim ID’d in deadly shooting on Ft. Benning Rd.

Published: Sep. 23, 2023 at 5:19 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 24, 2023 at 6:41 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - NEW DETAILS: A shooting on Ft. Benning Road has left 1 person dead, authorities say.

According to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan, 23-year-old Joseph Antonio Lopez Rodriguez was transferred to the Piedmont ICU for a gunshot wound. He later succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced dead at 2:55 p.m.

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Sep. 23 5:19 p.m. According to officials, the Columbus Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting in the area of the intersection.

CPD presence near Douglas St. and Shelby St. intersection
CPD presence near Douglas St. and Shelby St. intersection(Source: WTVM)

The CPD is also investigating a shooting in the 2000 block of Ft. Benning Rd.

The Columbus Police Department can be seen roping off the area with crime tape.

It is unknown if there are any injuries at this time.

CPD presence
CPD presence(Source: WTVM)

Stay with News Leader 9 as we continue to gather more information.