Man Shot During Argument In West Columbus

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Police were looking for a suspect after a man was pistol whipped and then shot.

It happened Thursday night around 8:30 along Avondale Avenue in west Columbus.

39-year-old Christopher Sheppard told police he was arguing with someone, when another man approached and hit him in the arm with the gun.

Sheppard said that when he was hit, the gun went off and struck him in the arm.

Officers were talking to witnesses to try to identify the shooter.

The victim drove himself to the hospital and was expected to be ok.

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