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Shelby, Bartholomew Co. authorities investigating shooting

A man being sought by Bartholomew County officials may have been shot and wounded in Shelby County.


Mark Ward was located after he was taken to Columbus Regional Hospital for medical treatment.  Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputies responded to CRH.  Ward suffered an apparent gunshot wound.  He was conscious and talking when he arrived at the hospital


The vehicle involved was also secured and BCSO says they are working closely with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on this investigation.


Reports indicate Ward had video chats with friends or family.  He said he was hurt but didn't say where he was. His injuries weren't life threatening.


The Shelby County Sheriff's Department says Ward has not been cooperative at this point.  There's nothing further on where or why the shooting may have occurred.  They are continuing to try and investigate the case.