Teen arrested in Columbus shooting

Jimmie Dewayne Hair Jr.
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Police have arrested an 18-year-old man in connection with a shooting Monday night in Columbus.

Police arrested Jimmie Dewayne Hair Jr. on a preliminary charge of attempted murder. They believe he and the victim knew each other, but they're not sure about the motive.

Police say the 20-year-old male victim is being treated for a gunshot wound to the neck.

Detectives are still looking for a small caliber handgun that may have been discarded in the area after the shooting. They're asking residents in the area of 9th St. and Park to be on the alert for the gun.

Call Det. Ryan Linnewebber at 812-376-2600 with relevant information.