Man shot in buttocks recovering in hospital

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A man is recovering in the emergency room following a Saturday night shooting.

Columbus police say the 24 year old man was shot in the buttocks while he was walking near the intersection of Thomas Street and Rigdon Road.

Police got a description of the suspect -- who may go my the nickname "Pee Wee". Reports show the shooter is a black man, medium or slim build, and he was wearing a brown hoodie.

The victim was treated at the Medical Center for his injuries.

If you have any information on this crime you are asked to call Columbus police at (706)653-3400.

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