UPDATE: Sheriff's Office searching for suspect in Augusta shooting

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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

George Edward Powell (WRDW-TV)
George Edward Powell (WRDW-TV)

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Richmond County investigators are searching for the suspect in a shooting that happened at Raes Creeks Mobile Home Park Wednesday morning.

Officials say they were sent out around 12:45 a.m. to the 1000 block of Oellerich Avenue.

Investigators say the victim, 21-year-old Eli Terrel Bell, was sent to the hospital. His injury is not said to be life-threatening.

The Sheriff's Office says the suspect, 23-year-old George Edward Powell, drove away from the scene in an unknown vehicle and is on the loose.

Investigators say Bell and Powell are cousins.

If you have any information, call the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1020.

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