Man injured in shooting Wednesday

George Edward Powell

Police are searching for a 23-year-old man suspected of shooting another man early Wednesday morning.

According to a news release from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to a shooting shortly before 1 a.m. on Oellerich Avenue and found a man with a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center. His injuries are not considered life-threatening.

Police are searching for George Edward Powell, who left in a vehicle.

Anyone with information on Powell’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1080.