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Man gets flagged down and shot near JR Allen Pkwy

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A gunman is on the loose and a man is in the hospital following an early morning shooting.

The victim told police he was driving down the access road from Blackmon Road to Schomburg Road near JR Allen Parkway when he was flagged down by a man who appeared to need help.

He pulled over and the person pulled out a gun. The two struggled over the gun and it went off, and the victim was shot in the foot.

The victim drove himself to St. Francis and police then responded to the hospital around 2 a.m.

Details are limited and the shooting remains under investigation. The victim’s injuries are not life-threatening.

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus Police at 706-653-3400.

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