UPDATE, 9:31 P.M. – According to GBI, authorities are conducting an aggravated assault investigation.
According to the Thomson Police Department, officers learned that two men had been arguing in the parking lot when both men began shooting at each other.
Authorities say that the one who was shot during the altercation drove himself to the Piedmont-McDuffie Hospital but then taken to an Augusta hospital for further treatment.
Police say that they are searching for the second man.
UPDATE, 8:05 P.M. – The GBI has released a BOLO for the vehicle that authorities say was involved in the shooting incident.
Authorities want the public to know that this is not the actual vehicle of the suspect involved in the shooting, but this is purely for illustration purposes only; however, authorities describe the vehicle in the shooting as a 2004 Maroon/Burgundy Honda Accord with tented windows.
According to GBI, the suspect is believed to be driving the vehicle is described as an African-American man wearing a white t-shirt and long pants and is approximately 5’5″ with a slender build and locks.
Anyone with information regarding the vehicle or suspect is asked to please call the Thomson Police Department at 706-595-2166 or the GBI Region 7 Office at 706-595-2575.
THOMSON, GA (WJBF) – Authorities are now on the scene after a shooting in Thomson.
According to authorities, the GBI is currently working a shooting incident that happened in the parking lot of the KJ’s Market IGA on West Hill Street.
According to GBI, the shooting has not been reported fatal at this time.
Count on WJBF News Channel 6 as we bring you the latest developments as we get them into our newsroom.