A Columbus teen died early Thursday morning from a gunshot wound, Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirmed.
Bryan said he was dispatched to the Midtown Medical Center emergency room at 4:20 a.m. There he pronounced Tremaine Taylor, 18, dead of a gunshot wound.
The shooting happened at 458 Henson Ave, Bryan said. The death is being investigated as a homicide.
Bryan said this death marks the 26th homicide in Muscogee County this year. There were 26 total homicides in 2016.
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Taylor’s body will be sent to Atlanta for autopsy.
No further details are being released at this time.
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