Columbus man dies 3 months after shooting

Columbus man dies 3 months after shooting

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man shot earlier this summer has died three months later, according to Coroner Buddy Bryan.

Eric Shaw, 37, was pronounced dead on October 20 at 1:04 p.m. at Midtown Medical ICU.

He was shot in the head on July 21 earlier this year and had been released from the hospital on October 6.

He was readmitted on October 15 because of complications from blood clots on July 21.

Shaw and his girlfriend were both shot in the parking lot of the Southside Court Apartments around 2 a.m.

His girlfriend, who was shot in the leg and buttock, was treated and released after the shooting.

Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms his death is the fourteenth homicide in Columbus this year.

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