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Columbus man carjacked near Medical Center

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  Columbus Police are looking for two men they say are responsible for a carjacking near the Medical Center.

It happened Friday morning around 1AM at the intersection of Curtis Street and 11th Avenue.

The victim, 58-year-old John Beasley, tells News Leader 9 he was parked on the side of the road when he was approached by two young black men. He says one asked him for a cigarette but he didn't have any. Beasley says the next thing he knew, a revolver was pointed at his head and the gunman demanded his car keys.

Both men got away in his 2006 Dodge Ram Truck.

Beasley was not injured in the incident and he says police have recovered his truck.

He describes the gunman as a black man, wearing red-striped shirt and black pants, armed with a silver revolver.

He could not provided a description of the other suspect.

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