Suspect at large after shooting at Circle K

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The search is on for the person responsible in an overnight shooting at a local convenience store.

One man was shot in the leg shortly after 1:00 a.m. at the Circle K on Forrest Road, according to investigators. He has been released from the Medical Center with minor injuries.

Witnesses say the person who shot the victim fled the scene in a red, newer model Chevrolet Impala with silver rims. The suspect is between 5'9" and 5'10", weighing around 170 pounds.

The cause of the shooting is still under investigation.

If you have any information that could lead to an arrest, you're urged to call investigators at (706) 653-3400.

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