Shooting on Luna Drive kills 12-year-old boy

The police were called to Luna Drive and Armenia Drive at 11:08 p.m. on August 13, 2021, in connection to a gunshot. Emergency personnel found Cortez Richardson, 12, with a gunshot wound.

First assistance was administered until EMS came. Emergency Room doctors declared Richardson dead at 11:51 pm on August 13, 2021, at Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital.

Upon arrival, the Homicide Unit took over the case. Please contact Corporal Robert Nicholas at (706) 225-4363 if you have any information on this case. Please feel free to contact him by email at

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After a late-night gunshot, a 12-year-old child has died, according to Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan. In the early hours of Saturday morning, the Columbus Police Department responded to a gunshot on Luna Drive on the city’s east side.

After being evacuated away from the site, the youngster was pronounced dead at Piedmont Columbus Regional. In Muscogee County, this is the 43rd homicide of the year 2021.


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