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Man shot in leg on Graphic Street

The LaGrange Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred on Tuesday night.

Officers with the LPD responded to the 900 block of Georgia Avenue in reference to a person who had been shot. The LPD made contact with the victim, who was suffering a gunshot wound to the upper leg.

The victim told police he was walking on Graphic Street when he was approached by a black male who was driving a black vehicle who attempted to rob him.

The victim said that the subject produced a handgun and ultimately shot him in the leg during the encounter. The victim was transported to West Georgia Medical Center where he was treated for his injury.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.