Man flown to trauma center after Americus shooting

A gun and police tape.
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Published: Mar. 8, 2023 at 9:45 PM EST
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AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) - One man has been taken to a trauma center after being shot in Americus, according to the Americus Police Department.

Police say they were called at 7 p.m. to the Barbara Battle Way area for a possible shooting.

After officers arrived, they say they found a male victim with gunshot wounds.

He was initially taken to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center but was then taken by helicopter to a Macon trauma center.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Americus Police Department at (229) 924-3677, or (229) 937-9011.