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Police Looking for Alton Drive Shooter

Tommy Murphy
Staff Writer

LaGrange Police are investigating an incident where a man was shot overnight Friday outside a residence on Alton Drive.

The investigation began early Saturday morning, around 12:41 a.m., when officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 100 block of Alton Drive in reference to reports of a subject who had been shot.

Police arrived and found the 25-year-old male victim in the driveway of the residence.

According to police, the victim had gunshot wounds to his shoulder and abdomen area. Paramedics responded to the scene and began emergency aid. He was later airlifted to an undisclosed Atlanta hospital.

Police later determined that several shots had been fired and that a suspect was seen running from the location. The suspect was only described as a black male, wearing all black clothing.

This incident is still under investigation by the LaGrange Police Department Criminal Investigations Section.

If anyone has any additional information about this incident or the whereabouts of the unknown suspect, please contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603. Anonymous tips can be submitted to the Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000. Tips can also be submitted through the LaGrange Police Department’s Facebook page.

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