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Woman shot in leg; man hit in back of the head with hammer

ALBANY, Ga. -- Sonjolette Ellis, 27, suffered a gunshot wound to her leg about 3:50 a.m. Thursday while at 617 Willard Ave., stated an Albany Police Department report.

Ellis was treated and released from Palmyra Medical Center on Thursday, a hospital spokesman said.

In another assault, a man reported he was hit on the back of his head with a hammer about 3:45 a.m. at 1311 East Tift Ave.

No further information on the assaults was immediately available.

Anyone with additional information should call Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477) or investigations at (229) 431-3288. The Spanish speaking APD-COP Tip Line is (229) 434-2677.

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