COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus teenager is recovering after being shot in a local park.
It happened around 5:30 PM Wednesday in Enoch Park in East Columbus.
The 18-year-old victim tells police he was walking in a open field through the park with two friends and when they heard a gunshot, they all started to run.
That's when the teen felt a sharp pain and realized he had been shot in the back of his left thigh.
The three ran to the corner of Ruben Street and Enoch Drive and a neighbor called police.
The victim was taken to the Medical Center for treatment.