Columbus Police are investigating a Tuesday night shooting that happened during a robbery on Ewart Avenue that has left one man in Midtown Medical Center.
When police responded to the shooting at 9:44 p.m. they found a 25-year-old lying in the street, according to Lt. John McMichael. The man had been shot in his upper torso. The victim is in stable condition, McMichael said.
The man told police he was walking on Ewart near Eighth Street when he was approached by an unidentified black man with a handgun. As the suspect attempted to rob the victim, the gun discharged. The suspect was then picked up by an unidentified vehicle. The suspect was described as short, dark complexion and a low hair cut
Police are asking for anyone with information to call 706-653-3400.