Police seeking suspect in residential armed robbery

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus police are looking for a suspect in what they say was an armed robbery turned shooting.

Police say a woman and friend were in her apartment at 1831 Wynnton Road around 4:15 PM Wednesday afternoon when the suspect entered the home armed with a pistol in attempt to rob them.

Police say the woman's friend and the suspect entered into a struggle ending with the man being shot in the hip and leg.

The victim was taken to the Columbus Medical Center by friends where police are saying he is being treated.

They are still looking for the suspect who they say fled the scene.

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