50th Homicide in Columbus, Ga., Muscogee County Coroner confirms

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Columbus, GA (WRBL) — Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms the city has reached its 50th homicide of the year.

According to Bryan, Maurice Vaughn Jackson, age 26, was killed in a shooting at the Patriot Place Apartments on Buena Vista Road. Jackson was pronounced Dead at 3:22 a.m. on Sept. 7, 2021.

Currently there is no information about a suspect in the shooting.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s County says there have been 20 homicides (23 victims) this year. Of those, there was 1 justified homicide and 1 murder/suicide.

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