Newnan Man Injured in Shooting

by Wes Mayer

A man was shot two times in the stomach Saturday, according to authorities.

Around 4 a.m., Newnan Police officers responded to Ball Street in reference to hearing gunshots and a person being shot, according to a police report from Officer Donna Barnett. Officers found a 26-year-old male lying on the ground with two gunshot wounds, and was still breathing. He was transported to Piedmont Newnan Hospital to treat his wounds.

For more on this story, look in Wednesday’s print and digital edition of The Newnan Times-Herald.



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