This suspect is being sought in shooting at Augusta motel

Darrell Gathers
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Published: Jan. 22, 2023 at 10:27 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 22, 2023 at 10:30 AM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be on the lookout for a man wanted in connection to a shooting.

Deputies said Darrell Gathers, 65, is wanted in connection with a shooting that happened just before 1 a.m. Sunday at the Budgetel on Fifth Street.

Deputies responded to the scene to investigate gunshots and learned one victim had been shot and took herself to the hospital for treatment.

Deputies said she told them Gathers shot her.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office said there are warrants on file for Gathers, who was last seen traveling in a black Mazda CX-5 with a ta number S1359686.

He is about 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 275 pounds.

Anyone with information on his location is urged to call 706-821-1020 or 706-821-1080. Callers can remain anonymous.