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One is dead after a shooting on Gleason Avenue in Columbus early Friday Morning. One is dead after a shooting on Gleason Avenue in Columbus early Friday Morning.
COLUMBUS, Ga. -

The homicide division of the Columbus Police Department has told News 3 that one man was shot and killed early Friday morning.

The shooting occurred around 4:30a et in the 2900 block of Gleason Avenue. Police say the shooting is under investigation and that there are currently no suspects.

A WRBL News 3 crew on-scene says investigators have marked dozens of spots around the property where potential evidence, such as bullets, may have come to rest. The victim's body was removed from the home shortly after 9a et.

This is at least the third shooting  this week and Columbus' fourteenth homicide of the year. On Sunday, Columbus police investigated two separate shootings: one on Dogwood Avenue and another on Westpark Drive. On Thursday, police announced the arrest of of Eronjavel Davidson for the Dogwood Avenue shooting. Police are still looking for the suspect in the Westpark Drive shooting.

On Wednesday, 27-year-old Markeese Hodge was shot at the Cross Keys Apartment complex and later succumbed to his injuries during surgery. A second man was also shot and injured but survived. Police arrested Jerome Chapmon for that shooting.

Late Thursday night Columbus police responded to a reported shooting at Hunter Haven Apartments. Witnessess told WRBL News 3's David Hurst that a man was shot in the parking lot. The man, who witnesses said was walking and moving around, is believed to have been taken by medical personnel to an area hospital for treatment. WRBL News 3 is still awaiting further details from Columbus police about that investigation.

If you have any information on this crime, please call Columbus Homicide at 706-653-3400.

**This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL.com and News 3 for updates.

 

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