50th homicide of the year in Georgia city, coroner confirms


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Columbus, GA (WRBL) – Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms the city has reached its 50th homicide of the year.

According to Bryan, Maurice Vaughn Jackson, age 26, was killed in a shooting at the Patriot Place Apartments on Buena Vista Road.

Jackson was pronounced dead at 3:22 a.m. on September 7, 2021, marking the 50th homicide for the year.

Currently, there is no information about a suspect in the shooting.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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