UPDATE: Columbus woman accused of shooting bystander on 18th Avenue pleads not guilty

UPDATE: Columbus woman accused of shooting bystander on 18th Avenue pleads not guilty

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - One local woman is behind bars after police say she allegedly shot a bystander on 18th Avenue last month.

22-year-old Courvoisia Brenica Wilson has been arrested and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during a felony.

The shooting occurred on the evening of June 11th near 18th Avenue in Columbus. Authorities say the shooting stemmed from an altercation between Wilson and another woman. Wilson reportedly pulled out a gun and started firing at an intended target. Police say Wilson did not hit her target, but critically shot a male bystander in the process.

Police say the bystander was struck in the head and taken to Piedmont Columbus Regional in critical condition.

Arrest warrants were issued for Wilson in early June. She was apprehended by Columbus Police on Monday morning.

Wilson appeared in Recorders Court on Tuesday, pleading not guilty to all charges. No bond amount was set and the case was bound over to superior court.

In court, authorities also stated that arrest warrants have been issued for two other males who were believed to be in the car with Wilson on the night of the shooting. Their names have not been released.

The scene of the shooting near 18th Avenue on June 11th.
The scene of the shooting near 18th Avenue on June 11th.

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