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BREAKING NEWS: Victim in Centerville shooting was shot at six times

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The Gwinnett County Police Dept. is currently investigating a shooting on Annistown Road near the Centerville Walmart. 

Police say officers responded at about noon Saturday to the shooting and found the victim in the road with gunshot wounds to the leg and shoulder. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives were called out to the scene and the hospital to investigate. The officers and detectives were able to determine the victim was shot at 6 times while driving on Annistown road toward Centerville Rosebud Road.

After getting shot in the leg and shoulder, the victim drove over the center median and collided with a vehicle in oncoming traffic. Then the victim got out of his vehicle and began limping down the sidewalk to the road where the officers found him.

The victim told detectives he went to the gas station but forgot his wallet so he turned around and left. That’s when he said he noticed a green car driven by a black male in his 20s with a fade haircut and wearing a dark colored puffy jacket follow him out of the parking lot. 

The victim told police the car pulled next to him and the driver began shooting at the him.

“He said he did not know who the shooter was or why he was attacked,” Police spokesman Joseph Brewer said.

According to the police department, the shooter continued driving when the victim crossed the median and crashed.

If anyone has any information to share in this case they can contact GCPD detectives at 770-513-5300. To remain anonymous, tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or visit www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case.  Case Number:  20-007891

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