Police say man shot woman, dropped her at hospital

Police say man shot woman, dropped her at hospital
The shooting happened in this area (WALB)

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A Southwest Albany shooting sent one woman to the hospital after she was shot in the leg, within the 1000 block of Cherry Avenue, just before 1 a.m., according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

The location is about a mile north of Albany Tech, just off South Slappey Boulevard.

APD identified the victim as De’Elkas Battle, 33, and the suspect as Marquis Crayshawn Peterson, 25.

Police said Peterson shot Battle in the leg after having a disagreement.

Battle was driven to the hospital by Peterson and then drove away after dropping her off at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

If you know anything about this shooting, you’re asked to call Crimestoppers at (229) 436-TIPS. APD said the case is still under investigation.

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