A 25-year-old East Point, Ga. woman shot Saturday at the Best Western on Macon Road has died.
Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan said Brittany Patrice Jenkins was pronounced dead by a Midtown Medical Center physician at 7:57 p.m. Saturday.
"The body will be sent to Atlanta for an autopsy," said Bryan.
According to the Columbus police report, the shooting in a motel room occurred between 6:17 p.m. and 6:45 p.m.
The report says Jenkins was shot in the back with a pistol.
Police believe the shooting took place during an armed robbery.
This is the 21st Columbus homicide of 2013. The 20th was Nov. 9 when inmate Issac Kindred was killed in the Muscogee County Jail.
The 19th was on Nov. 8 when police found 27-year-old Terrell Screws shot to death. That shooting occurred on Winston Drive and a murder warrant for the arrest of Raymond Leon Richmond has been issued in that case.
Anyone with information about Saturday's shooting or the location of Richmond, should contact Columbus police.