Man shot in back at Augusta housing complex

Man shot in back at Augusta housing complex

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A man is in the hospital after a shooting on Cooney Circle Wednesday afternoon, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to Jennings Place apartments in the 1800 block of Cooney Circle just after 5 p.m. after reports of gunshots being fired.

A man was shot in the back, deputies said. He was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center.

A 9-year-old child was also injured by broken glass and was being treated at the scene, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies don't have a suspect in the shooting. They are investigating the case.

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