Harris Co. authorities search for man in woods

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HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM) – Wednesday evening, Harris County Sheriff's deputies searched for a man in the woods off Smith Road and Fortson Road.

Earlier in the day, a man spotted his truck that was reported stolen from the Columbus Civic Center.

The man followed the truck.

Moments later, the stolen vehicle stopped near mile marker 15 on Interstate 185 in Harris County, GA.

We're told two men jumped out. The victim says he followed the men into the woods and shots were fired back at him.

Harris County deputies were able to capture one of the men.

Deputies recovered the truck and a stolen gun – both reported stolen in Columbus, GA.

News Leader 9 is following this developing story. We'll have the latest information as soon as it becomes available.

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