Authorities say a man was hospitalized Tuesday after sustaining a gunshot wound to his leg.
About 6:15 p.m., Richmond County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to 1600 block of Bleakley Street to check on an injured person, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office.
When deputies arrived, they found a black man who had sustained a gunshot wound to his left thigh. The victim was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center for treatment.
Police withheld the victim’s name and had not released a description of the suspect.