Deputies are searching for Jonathan Lee Felton, 20, on weapon and murder charges, according to sheriff's Sgt. Blaise Dresser.
Wright was at the car wash to purchase a CD player, authorities said.
Anyone with information on Felton is asked to call the sheriff's office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080, or the Tip Line at (866) 939-5050. Callers may remain anonymous.