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Man airlifted after shooting in Lanett

A man was airlifted for treatment after suffering a gunshot wound Thursday in Lanett.

According to a LPD press release, officers responded to the 10 block of S.E. 14th Street at approximately 3:35 a.m. in reference to shots fired.

During the initial investigation, a white male with a gunshot wound was located in the area. Lanett EMS responded to the scene to provide initial assistance and the victim was airlifted to a hospital for further medical treatment, according to the press release. The offender was identified as a black male in his mid-40s, and he was wearing a white t-shirt and gray or black shorts at the time of the incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact the Lanett Police Department at (334) 644-2146 or Crime Stoppers at (334) 756-8200.