UPDATE 08/17/2021 3:41 p.m.– Columbus Police Department Chief of Staff, Katina Williams, confirms that the injuries sustained in the shooting were non-life threatening. There has been no additional information released.
UPDATE 08/16/2021 6:30 p.m.– Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital has closed off the Emergency Room (ER) as the victim of the shooting has been transported there.
The female was shot in the same car that transported her to the ER.
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – A female has been shot at the 35th Street and 7th Avenue intersection according to Chief of Staff for the Columbus Police Department, Katina Williams.
Columbus Police are currently on scene and have closed off the area with surrounding caution tape.
It is advised to avoid the area while first responders are on the scene.