Unidentified victim shot, hospitalized


A man was hospitalized Thursday night after being shot in Richmond County.

About 8:46 p.m., deputies responded to the 100 block of East Espinosa Street and found a man had been shot on Japonica Avenue and then driven to his mother’s house on Espinosa Street, according to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report.

The man, whose identity was not made public, was taken to Georgia Regents Hospital with injuries that did not appear to be life threatening.

No arrests had been made late Thursday.