Fight at Radio Co-Op Taxi puts man in hospital, then jail

Tyron Aron was arrested in connection with a shooting at a Columbus cab company.
Tyron Aron was arrested in connection with a shooting at a Columbus cab company.

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A Columbus man was sent to Midtown Medical Center after being shot Saturday afternoon. Then police arrested him for battery.

Columbus Police say the confusing case started at about 2 p.m. at the Radio Co-Op Taxi on 10th Avenue. Patrol Corporal Kelly Phillips says 44-year-old Tyron Aron entered the business with his wife when a fight broke out between him and two other men.

Phillips says Aron punched one of the men, Anthony Southern, in the face. She says the third man shot Aron in the leg before running off.

Police interviewed Aron while he was being treated at the hospital. Aron was then arrested for battery and booked into Muscogee County Jail.

Arrest warrants have been issued for the third man involved in the incident. Phillips says he will likely face charges for aggravated assault, discharging a gun near a public highway, possession of a firearms during the commission of a crime, and possibly others.

This suspect has not been named at this time.

This is a developing story. Stay with WRBL News 3 for updates.

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