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Police search for suspect after shooting in Port Wentworth


Around 9:20 p.m. Friday night, Police responded to a call from C&S Mobile Homes about a shooting. Upon arriving to the scene, a Hispanic male was found laying on the floor, bleeding. 

The victim was concious and identified the shooter as Marcelo Ramirez. He was taken to Memorial Health Hospital and is in critical condition. The events leading up to the shooting remain, however, investigators believe the two are roommates.

Police are actively seeking suspect Marcelo Ramirez. He is said to be 25-30 years old and could be driving a green GMC extended cab pick-up truck. 

An arrest warrant is being secured and GBI and Port Wentworth law enforcement are on the scene continuing the investigation. 

Investigators are asking people in the area to stop shooting fireworks as it interferes with the investigation.

Surrounding counties have been notified.

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