3 injured in shooting on Old Buena Vista Road in Columbus, suspect arrested

Three injured in shooting on Old Buena Vista Road in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police are investigating a shooting late Monday night that left three people injured.

The shooting happened on Old Buena Vista Road. Police say three people were shot, but no one was killed.

Two of the victims were taken to the hospital where they are currently being listed in stable condition. The third person who was shot reportedly refused treatment.

36-year-old Eric Ellington was taken into custody by police in connection with the shooting.

Ellington has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault, theft by receiving stolen property, possession of marijuana and discharging a firearm in the city.

He is currently being held in the Muscogee County Jail and is expected to appear in Recorder’s Court on Aug. 7 at 9:00 a.m.

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