Gunfire, pedestrian injury near Cherry Tree Crossing

One person was injured after being hit by a vehicle in Cherry Tree Crossing Monday morning.

Officers were initially called to the scene in the 1500 block of McCauley Street about 11:40 a.m. after it was reported someone had been shot.

Richmond County sheriff’s Sgt. Jason Vinson said, after taking conflicting statements from witnesses, it appears someone was shooting in the area and a fight broke out, which resulted in a vehicle hitting someone.

The victim was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital, where he is being treated for leg injuries.

 

 

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