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UPDATE: Columbus police investigate shooting

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No criminal activity is suspected in a Monday shooting in Columbus.

Posted: Jan. 15, 2018 8:54 PM
Updated: Jan. 16, 2018 4:42 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - No criminal activity is suspected in a Monday shooting in Columbus. 

Columbus police responded to Juanita Street in east Columbus Monday where they found a 20-year old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. His injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening.

Later, Columbus police updated by stating the victim admits he accidentally shot himself in the leg. He is recovering.

"No criminal activity was involved," Columbus police stated.

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