Man reports being slapped with pistol

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.comJuly 21, 2013 

A 30-year-old Columbus man told police that he was slapped in the face with a pistol.

According to the police report, the incident occurred at 1:45 a.m. Saturday in the living room of a residence on Avalon Road.

The victim suffered an abrasion to the right side of the face.

He refused to be taken for medical treatment.

No motive was given but the report says the crime was drug related.

It did not involve gang activity.

Anyone with information should contact Columbus police.

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