Sheriff officials search for suspect in Mitchell Co. shooting

Published: May. 15, 2016 at 8:06 PM EDT|Updated: May. 15, 2016 at 8:34 PM EDT
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MITCHELL CO., GA (WALB) - The Mitchell Co. Sheriff's Office is searching for the suspect of a shooting Saturday night. The incident happened at about 9:30 p.m. at Hamiltons Trailer Park lot 30 in Camilla.

According to officials, 23-year-old Timothy Clayton was out in the yard visiting family members.

There were several people around in the area. Among the crowd, one man approached Clayton in an argument.

As a result, Clayton was shot in his right shoulder and left hip.

The suspect fled the scene and Clayton went to a nearby home to call 911. He was transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial for treatment of his injuries.

Witnesses who were at the scene say they have no idea who the suspect was.

Officials are continuing to run leads and attempt identifying the shooter.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call the Mitchell Co. Sheriff's Office at 229-336-2033.

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