Man shoots robber at Carousel Lounge

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred Monday night at the Carousel Lounge located on Victory Drive.

Columbus police tell News Leader 9, 29-year-old Carlos Alexander and an unnamed man were transported to the hospital for injuries.

Officials say evidence shows the shooting occurred during a robbery or an attempted robbery.

Alexander, a robbery suspect,  suffered a gunshot wound to the abdomen after the victim shot him in a a robbery attempt in the parking lot.

Investigators say Alexander is currently being guarded by police at the Medical Center.

It is not known at this time how the victim was injured in the return fire.

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