Man shot five times not pressing charges - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Man shot five times not pressing charges

A Columbus man was shot five times on Bell St. Saturday afternoon, but he is not expected to press any charges.

The victim was outside standing beside a vehicle around 3 p.m. when three individuals approached him. His story changed a few times as the day went on. At one point he said he was shot by people in a car, then he said he was in the car and was shot.

He has decided at this point not to press any charges.

The five gunshot wounds were to the left side and his shoulder. None of them were life threatening.

He told officers that his attorney advised him not to talk too much.

The victim was taken to the Medical Center.

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