Man shot and struck by unknown person

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -  A 24-year-old Columbus man is recovering from his injuries after being shot Saturday night in the East Highland community.

The victim tells Columbus police he was assaulted by an unknown person. The suspect hit him with a stick in his left arm, leaving wood fragments and cuts. The victim tells police the suspect also pulled out a gun and shot him in the left leg.

The victim was transported to the Medical Center where he was treated for his injuries. There is no description or information on the suspect in this case.

If you have any information on this crime, please call Columbus Police at (706) 653-3400.

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