Two late night shootings reported in Columbus - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

Columbus police investigate latest shootings

A man was shot in the buttock on Matilda Lane late Thursday night. A man was shot in the buttock on Matilda Lane late Thursday night.
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Columbus police are investigating two recent shootings.

At around 9:30 p.m. Thursday evening, a man was shot in the buttocks on Matilda Lane. A family member drove the victim to St. Francis Hospital where he is in fair condition. The victim told police he heard the gunshot but does not know which direction it came from.

In an unrelated incident, shots were also fired during a drive-by on Teresa Drive, but no one was injured. Police say a car was struck with bullets and caused about $10,000 worth of damage.

No suspect descriptions are available at this time.

Both cases remain under investigation.

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