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8 shootings reported in the first week of August

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So far in August, there have been eight shootings in a week's time across the Chattahoochee Valley. Three of those shootings were fatal.

Beginning with Saturday Aug. 2 in east Alabama, a man and woman were found shot at the Carriage Hill Apartments in Phenix City. The woman survived, and police say the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head.  

On Sunday Aug. 3, there were two more shootings in Columbus.

One of those shootings was on West Park Drive that left a man fighting for his life in the hospital. The second was on Dogwood Avenue also left a man shot.

On Tuesday Aug. 5, a shooting at the Cross Keys Apartments in Columbus turned out to be fatal.

By Thursday night, a man was recovering after he was shot in the head at Hunter Haven Apartments.

Finally, a drive-by shooting claimed the life of a Columbus man early Friday morning on Gleason Avenue.

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