CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - Cordele police said someone was shot Sunday night in the 300 block of West 3rd Avenue.
One resident who lives in the area says “I’m tired of my black young men killing each other.”
James Smith, 22, was shot and police responded around 10:23 p.m., according to the Cordele Police Department.
Timothy Felton heard the gunshots.
“I just went to running then bullets flying past me,” he said.
Felton added: “I passed my family and stuff you know so I was really scared for my life, anyway I’ve never been scared like that.”
Just after 12 a.m. on Monday, officers said the victim was in critical condition at Crisp Regional Medical Center.
Police said the suspect is unknown at this time.
This comes just days after a shooting at Joe’s Meat Market on Friday.
This case is active and ongoing.
Anyone with any information that may help is urged to call the Cordele Police Department at (229) 276-2921.