Crime

21-year-old man fatally shot early Friday in Midtown

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan has confirmed one man was fatally shot overnight in Midtown.

Jaylin Williams, 21, was taken to the Piedmont Midtown emergency room where he died of multiple gunshot wounds, Bryan said. He was pronounced dead at 1:31 a.m.

The incident occurred near the 3300 block of Wallace Drive.

Bryan said the incident is under investigation by the Columbus Police Department homicide unit and that Williams’ body will be taken to Decatur for an autopsy.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Detective Sherman Hayes at 706-225-4268 or email shayes@columbusga.org.

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