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Columbus teen injured in New Year's shooting


Sarah Fowler



A New Year's Day shooting left a Columbus teenager injured and police searching for the suspects. 


The shooting occurred at Jamestown Apartment complex at 400 Forrest Blvd., around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to Latasha Key with the Columbus Police Department. 


A teenaged boy sustained a gunshot wound to the leg. The shooters fled the scene in a white Nissan Maxima. The victim was transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle where he was treated and released.  


Further details are not being released, as the incident is still an ongoing investigation. 


Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the CPD at 662-244-3552 or Crimestoppers at 1-800-530-7151.


Sarah Fowler covered crime, education and community related events for The Dispatch.



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