Shooting puts man in hospital with multiple injuries

LINCOLN COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A man living on McDowell Street said he heard 25-year-old Cornelius Sims was shot near his home Monday night.

"I am just shocked," the man said.

Richmond County Deputies said Sims was shot by someone in the right knee and the stomach, but they don't know who did it.

The victim said in an incident report that the suspect lived at the intersection of 13th and D'antignac Street. He also said they were driving a burgundy Nissan Altima with chrome rims.

Two witnesses said they saw the two men fighting.

Sims was taken to GRU for non-life threatening injuries. We will continue to update you as we learn more information.

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