COLUMBUS, Ga — A beloved autistic Columbus man died this morning at Midtown Medical Center. He died eleven days after he was shot during an armed robbery right outside his home.
According to our media partner the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Deonn Carter was pronounced dead at just before noon this morning.
Carter’s death is from complications of the gunshot wound.
Carter is a well-known friend among firefighters and police. The pictures you are seeing are from the Columbus Police Department and Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office Facebook pages.
The shooting happened August 9th. His mom said he was going to get the mail when he was shot.
Carter was a bagger and stocker at the Piggly Wiggly on River Road.
No arrests have been made in this case.