COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Columbus say a homeless man is in critical condition after being lit on fire during an argument.

Police say the 48-year-old man is being treated at the Midtown Medical Center for burns to his upper torso. Officials say the man was involved in an argument at a tent city near a highway Tuesday night.

Fire Marshal Ricky Shores says authorities are investigating a potential suspect, whose identity hasn’t been released.

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