CPD: teen girl, 16, shot outside Peachtree Mall - WTVM.com-Columbus, GA News Weather & Sports

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CPD: teen girl, 16, shot outside Peachtree Mall

Pierre Tolbert (Source: Muscogee County Jail) Pierre Tolbert (Source: Muscogee County Jail)
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

According to Columbus Police, on Friday night around 8:30 p.m., three people got into an argument inside a car in the Peachtree Mall parking lot.

A 25-year-old man then struck a woman in the face with a pistol, according to a CPD lieutenant.  

Police said the man then got out of the vehicle and fired shots into the car, shooting a 16-year-old girl in the lower back. She was transported to Midtown Medical Center with injuries, but is expected to be OK. 

The suspect is 25-year-old Pierre Tolbert, who is wanted on two counts of aggravated assault, reckless conduct, and discharging a firearm in city limits.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more details. 

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