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Authorities investigating shooting outside St. Francis Hospital

(Source: Columbus Police Department) (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Muscogee County Sheriff's deputies tell News Leader 9 there was a shooting outside St. Francis Hospital in Columbus.

Deputies tell News Leader 9 that a man and a woman came to the hospital around 7:00 p.m. Wednesday night because the woman had some type of heart wound from surgery and needed a new dressing.

We are told woman's brother and friends showed up at the hospital and the man, who was with the woman, took out a 45-caliber pistol and fired one shot into the air.

Sheriff's Deputies say the suspect, 34-year-old Andrew Sanford, suffers from post traumatic stress disorder has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

We are told that no one was injured during the incident. 

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