Deputies respond to shooting

A man was shot in the chest around 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Deputies responded to a call at the Circle K on Walton Way where EMS took a shooting victim to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Lt. Robbie Silas said a woman took the victim to the convenience store and called authorities from there.

Officers found blood at a residence on nearby Crawford Avenue, but no witnesses have come forward. They are now searching for a person of interest in the area.