The body of 19-year-old Mercer Gadsden was found early this morning at a house on Forrest Road in Columbus.
Police are investigating it as a murder.
Coroner Bill Thrower confirmed Mercer had been shot with a gun. He pronounced Gadsden dead at 2:37 a.m., citing the cause of death as gunshot wounds to the chest and right thigh.
The body has been sent to the crime lab in Atlanta for autopsy.
-- Staff writer Alan Riquelmy contributed to this report