1 teen dead following Farr Rd. shooting

1 teen dead following Farr Rd. shooting
Published: Jul. 15, 2017 at 8:11 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 15, 2017 at 7:17 PM EDT
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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - News Leader 9 has confirmed one man is dead following an overnight night shooting on Farr Road in Columbus.

Richard Cummings Jr., 18, was taken to Midtown Medical Center following a shooting just after 9 p.m. Friday evening.

Coroner  Buddy Bryan pronounced Cummings dead at 11:54 p.m. at Midtown Medical.

Bryan says Cummings was in the passenger seat of a car when a shot was fired by a backseat passenger through the seat.

Coroner Buddy Bryan also says that Cummings was shot in the middle of his back and that the bullet was lodged right below the skin on his chest plate.

Cummings' body is being transported to a crime lab Sunday morning where an autopsy will then be performed on Monday morning.

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates.

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