Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigating Friday shooting along Cap Chat Street

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Friday at the intersection of Cap Chat Street and Inverness Drive in Hephzibah.

 

Deputies found Michael Paschal, 19, of Hephzibah, with at least one gunshot wound to the lower portion of his left leg about 7:59 p.m., according to a police report.

Three youths who were walking with Paschal told deputies they ran in the opposite direction after an unknown male ran towards them and started shooting, the police report states.

Paschal was taken to AU Medical Center for treatment.

A cell phone and several shell casings were found at the scene, the police report states.

The shooter is believed to have fled in a dark colored SUV.

Anyone with information can contact the Criminal Investigation Division at (706) 821-1020.

 

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