Columbus man shot four times on front porch

Updated by Web Staff

COLUMBUS, GA  (WTVM) - Columbus Police are investigating a late night shooting on Benner Avenue off Rigdon Road and Lawyers Lane.

A man in his 40s was transported to the Medical Center for treatment.

Witnesses say the victim was sitting on his front porch at the Benner Avenue home when an unknown suspect approached him and shot him four times -- once in the foot, once in the leg and twice in the shoulder.

The shooting occurred around 11:00 p.m. Monday.

No other details about this incident are known at this time, but the victim told police there were some words exhanged before the shots were fired.

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