Several people seen running after Columbus man shot in chest

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Police say a man is expected to survive after a shooting on Canonby Place southwest of downtown Columbus, east of Green Lawn Cemetery.

It happened shortly before midnight.

Richard Jones was transported to Mount Carmel West Hospital in serious condition and was later upgraded to stable condition..

According to police, after Jones was shot once in the chest, several people were seen fleeing the area.

Police do not have a description of any suspect at this time.

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