Crime

Coroner releases name of Columbus man killed in 20th Avenue shooting

mhaskey@ledger-enquirer.com

Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan has identified Shawn Gentle, 25, of Columbus as the man who was shot and killed early this morning at a Columbus home at 4913 20th Ave.

Gentle was pronounced dead at Columbus Midtown Medical Center at 5:12 a.m. His body was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab in Decatur for an autopsy.

Officials said the shooting occurred around 4:45 a.m. and is being investigated as a homicide. No one has been arrested in connection with the incident.

Stay with the Ledger-Enquirer for more on this developing story.

Sarah Robinson: 706-571-8622, @sarahR_92

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