(WTVM) - 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.