20-year-old injured in shooting on Lee Road 282 in Salem, Sheriff confirms

20-year-old injured in shooting on Lee Road 282 in Salem, Sheriff confirms

UPDATE (11/26/23 at 11:32 PM EST): Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones says the subject involved in tonight’s shooting has been located by deputies. A firearm was recovered.

Original Story: A shooting investigation is underway by Lee County investigators after a male was injured by gunfire Sunday night.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of Lee Road 282 around 7P.M. central standard time on Sunday, November 26, 2023. Lee County Sheriff Jay Jones said a 20-year-old male suffered gunshot wounds from “the assailant”.

The victim was transported to Piedmont Columbus Regional for surgery and remains in unknown condition.

Witnesses at the scene are uncooperative, Sheriff Jay Jones added. This remains a developing story.