Authorities name Americus shooting suspect

Authorities name Americus shooting suspect

AMERICUS, GA (WALB) - Americus Police Department is searching for a suspect after one person was shot in Americus. Officials are searching for 22-year-old Thomas Haugabook in connection to the incident.

The shooting happened around Poplar and McCoy Streets around 5:15 p.m. on Friday.

The victim was taken by ambulance to the hospital.

Americus Police chief Mark Scott say they are still tracking down Haugabook.

"We're still investigating the motive, he said. "We know that the two subjects did exchange gunfire. We know that one subject was hit, he was still on scene. We don't know if the other subject was injured, but we're still looking for him."

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Americus Police Dept. at 229-924-3677.

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