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.
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.