18-year-old shot in the leg near 4th Ave. - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

18-year-old shot in the leg near 4th Ave.


An 18-year-old male victim was shot in his left calf around 8 p.m. on Saturday night near the intersection of 4th Avenue and 38th Street, according to Columbus Police.

Officers were dispatched to Midtown Medical Center Saturday night to question the victim.

The victim told police he heard a loud bang in the area of 4th Avenue and 38th Street. He then realized his left calf was bleeding and his friends took him to the hospital.

Police say they were not able to find any witnesses to the incident yet, and officers say the victim did not provide further information.

The victim's injuries are not life-threatening and officers are still looking into the case.

Anyone with information can give Columbus Police a call at 706-653-3400.

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