Shooting sends man to hospital

August 15, 2013 10:39:34 AM

Sarah Fowler - [email protected]


A shooting in a residential neighborhood in Columbus on Wednesday night sent one man to the hospital and sparked a searched for the shooter. 


A 911 call about shots being fired and a victim laying on the ground led authorities to Burgundy Drive in the Dean Acres subdivision about 10:40 p.m. Wednesday. 


Emergency responders and law enforcement responded to the scene and several police officers canvased the area for the shooter. Witnesses on scene said the shooter fired a weapon from a maroon Grand Marquis. 


According to scanner traffic, the victim was transported by ambulance to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with three gunshot wounds to his left leg. 


The condition of the victim is unknown. The incident remains under investigation.

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