Columbus Teen Dies In Shooting At A Birthday Party

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus teenager dies after a shooting at a birthday party at a local park.

Family members confirm the victim is Arykah Patrice White, 16.

The shooting happened Saturday night as people were leaving a building at Propst Park. Sources tell WCBI White was an innocent bystander. The suspect reportedly shot into a group of people after an altercation. The building is near the back of the park.

Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant says White was outside the building. He says an autopsy will be performed this week.

No arrests have been. No other information about the shooting is available right now.


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