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UPDATE: Victim released from hospital after accidental shooting

Police responded to a shooting at Eveningside Apartments in Columbus. They say that the shooting was accidental.

Posted: Aug. 18, 2018 11:06 PM
Updated: Aug. 19, 2018 11:24 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -Police responded to a shooting at Eveningside Apartments in Columbus. They say that the shooting was accidental.

Police Chief Fred Shelton says that the victim is being treated for a non-life-threatening injury.

They also say that the victim has been treated and released from Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus.

One eyewitness says that she was at the scene when the suspected shooter was arrested.

The Columbus Police Department has not released the name of the victim or a suspect. They are still investigating.

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