Woman shot in leg outside Highland Avenue business

A woman was shot in the leg outside the Helping Hands Physical Therapy Center on Highland Avenue tonight.

Little information was immediately available, but Richmond County Sheriff’s Investigator Charles Mulherin said the incident may have been an attempted robbery. The victim was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital for treatment. Investigator Mulherin said they believe a man came out of the bushes behind the business and shot the woman. The shooting happened about 9:45 p.m.

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