Police identify shooting victim; search for gunman

Police identify shooting victim; search for gunman

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Police are investigating a shooting that happened outside an apartment complex late Thursday night.

It happened at the Nottingham North apartments on Nottingham Way around 10:45 p.m.

Police said 22-year-old Sakevius Travonte Lovett told them that he and another man were standing in the parking lot in front of Apt 146, when a black man, wearing a black hoodie, blue jeans, and white shoes walked up.

Lovett said the man pulled out a handgun, and he ran away, but the gunman fired once, hitting him in the buttocks.

Lovett was taken to Phoebe North by someone in a personal vehicle, where he was treated and released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call CrimeSTOPPERS at 436-TIPS.

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