Overnight shooting victim also the target of another drive-by on Sheffield Drive

UPDATE:

11:00 A.M. — New details from Columbus police reveal a man shot and injured late Monday night was also the target of another shooting earlier the same day.

Sargent Harbey Hatcher confirms to News 3 the victim was sitting in his car in front of his apartment around 4 p.m. when another vehicle drove by, firing bullets into the stopped car.

Hatcher says the man was not hurt in the first shooting; however another drive-by shooting around 10 p.m. sent a bullet into the victim’s home which shattered a bone in his arm.

Detectives ask that the victim not be named in the interest of his safety.


(ORIGINAL STORY)


COLUMBUS, Ga. —  A local man is recovering in the hospital after police confirm he was shot on Sheffield Drive late Monday night.

Lieutenant Bill Gasaway tells News 3 the victim was shot in the arm while inside his apartment some time around 10:15 p.m.

Gasaway says the man’s identity is being withheld at this time, and an investigation is ongoing.

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

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