Teenage girl shot outside Peachtree Mall

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COLUMBUS, Ga.- A teenage girl is recovering after being shot outside Peachtree Mall.

Columbus police tell us it happened around 8:30 Friday evening outside the Food Court entrance. We’re told the 16-year-old victim was shot in the lower back. She was taken to Midtown Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police say a 22-year-old woman was also injured after being pistol-whipped in the face.

Police are now searching for the teenager’s boyfriend, Pierre Tolbert. The 24-year-old is wanted for two counts of aggravated assault, reckless conduct and discharging a firearm in city limits.

Anyone that knows Tolbert’s whereabouts is asked to call Columbus police.

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