Columbus man ambushed and shot | Crime
COLUMBUS, GA - A trip to pick up some TV's ended with a man getting shot Thursday on Hunter Road.
Police say the victim went to Hunter Haven Apartments to pick something up around 11:55 a.m. when he was ambushed and shot in the thigh.
Witnesses say that he was there to buy two TV's, but he was set up to be robbed.
The victim was able to get back to his car and drive to Lucky Food Mart where he called police.
He was transported to the Medical Center where he was treated and released.
The suspect was described as a black male, medium build with flame tattoos around his neck and missing a front left tooth.
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