Columbus shooting sends 1 man to the hospital

Columbus shooting sends 1 man to the hospital

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - An overnight shooting in Columbus has sent one man to the hospital.

The shooting allegedly happened just after 3:30 a.m. Monday near Garden Dr. and Alford St. in Columbus.

Police were responding to a call of shots fired in the area when they found the victim with a gunshot wound a few blocks over on Mellon St.

The victim told police he was walking down the street when the suspect approached him, told him he was talking too loudly and then shot him in the leg.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is believed to be in stable condition.

Police are still searching for the shooter. If you have any information call Columbus Police at 706-653-3400.

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