Man shot on Central Avenue

Richmond County sheriff's deputies and emergency medical workers respond to a shooting in the 2000 block of Central Avenue Monday.



A 25-year-old man was shot Monday afternoon in Richmond County.

Deputies responded to the 2000 block of Central Avenue about 6 p.m. and found a black man suffering from two gunshot wounds, according to Lt. Lewis Blanchard.

The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, Blanchard said.

The victim “got in some sort of altercation” with two black male suspects, who shot him in the abdominal region and lower leg, according to Blanchard.

The suspects were last seen fleeing in a burgundy Nissan Altima with chrome rims.



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