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January 10, 2014

UPDATE: Deputies still seek suspect in North Valdosta Road shooting

VALDOSTA — Lowndes County Sheriff's Office released the following statement this morning:

Investigators are continuing to follow leads related to the aggravated assault that occurred on Thursday, January 09, 2014. Around 3:30 pm a call was placed to 9-1-1 indicating that a person had been shot and the victim was located at the Flash Foods convenience store at 4205 North Valdosta Road. Deputies and investigators immediately responded to this business and met with ( a man) who had been shot and had non-life threatening injuries. (He) was transported by ambulance for treatment of his injuries. Two additional persons at the business ... who had arrived with (him) remained at the business and were subsequently interviewed by investigators. All of the victims indicated that (he) was shot by a person unknown to them for reasons unknown. It was confirmed that the assault took place at the Liquor Barn, located at 3990 North Valdosta Road.

The vehicle driven to the Flash Foods by the victims was towed from the business to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office for processing in an attempt to recover evidence related to the assault.

The suspect is described as a black male, with shoulder length hair and was driving a dark colored S.U.V. similar to a Chevrolet Suburban although the exact make of the vehicle is unknown.

Sheriff Chris Prine is asking that anyone with information on this case, or any other case to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office at {229} 671-2950 or anonymous tips can be provided at {229} 671-2985 or on line at

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