COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - An attempted robbery at Whisperwood Apartments in Columbus sent a man to the hospital Tuesday, Jan. 27 at about 9:15 p.m.
The incident began when the victim, 30-year-old Hamilton Tongkeaman, left his apartment to get something out of his truck. The suspect then approached him and tried to steal it. Tongkeaman and the suspect struggled and a gun went off, shooting the victim in the upper thigh.
The victim was he was transported to Midtown Medical Center, where he is listed in stable condition.