CPD: teen girl, 16, shot outside Peachtree Mall

Published: Mar. 5, 2016 at 3:09 AM EST|Updated: Mar. 12, 2016 at 8:37 PM EST
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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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