Columbus Police investigate E. Columbus shooting

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COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) – The Columbus Police Department is investigating a shooting in east Columbus. Now investigators are looking for two suspects.

Police tell us the drive-by shooting occurred around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday on Skylake Drive off Forrest Road in the Regency Park Subdivision. 

We are told two suspects shot a man several times -- striking him in the back. Police and EMS officials found the victim sitting in a chair upon arrival.

A stray bullet struck the glass of a nearby car. Inside the car was a child who suffered abrasions from shattered glass. 

Investigators say the two suspects crashed their red truck near Forest Road and Reese Road.

Police are not releasing any other details at this time. 

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