Shooting on 13th Avenue, possible attempted robbery

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A shooting on 940 13th Avenue could have happened during an attempted robbery, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators say a suspect shot victim 48 year old Bernard Peterson.

The suspect is described as a light skinned, black male in his mid 20's, with tattoos on his arms and chest.

Peterson was transported to Georgia Regents University with a gunshot wound to the stomach.

Investigators say his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.