Shooting sends juvenile to the hospital

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Columbus Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Saturday evening at a home on Rosewood Drive.

Witnesses tell police that around 8:30 a late 90's or early 2000's model SUV pulled up to the residence and shot at two people standing in the yard. One of the victim's is a juvenile and was shot in the upper right thigh.

The suspect, who is facing aggravated assault charges, is described as a black male, around 19 or 20 years old, wearing a dark colored shirt and dark pants. Police tell News Leader Nine the suspect stands at 5'8'' and weighs around 225 pounds.

It is unknown at this time the condition of the young victim.

This case remains under investigation by the Columbus Police Department. If you have any information on this shooting you are asked to call police at (706)653-3400.

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