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Shooting on 24th St. sends man to the hospital

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

A shooting on 24th St. in Columbus sends one man the hospital with a gunshot wound to his upper chest.

The shooting happened just after midnight Thursday morning. According to Columbus police officials, the victim, Lorenzo Brown, 56, was in the yard at 318 24th St. Officials on scene say he was alert and conscious as he was taken to the medical center with a gunshot wound to his upper chest. Brown is now in stable condition.

No suspects have been named at this time. Investigators say witness accounts make this appear to be a random shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

Check back with News Leader 9 for updates.

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