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Authorities search for Walthourville shooting suspect

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(Source: Lewis Levine) (Source: Lewis Levine)
WALTHOURVILLE, GA (WTOC) -

Liberty County deputies and Walthourville police are try to track down the gunman who shot a man at the McDonalds Estate Mobile Home Park Monday night on Wilder Road in Walthourville. 

Investigators say 31-year-old Jermaine Lachard Powell was working on a car in front of his home when a man fired 11 rounds, hitting the victim 4 times. Police believe the shooter escaped in a white van.

"The only information that we have received at this point that we can release is the possibility of a white older model van that was seen in the area at the time," said Tracy Jennings, Liberty County Sheriff's Office detective.

Powell was rushed to a area hospital, then later airlifted to Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, where he is listed in critical condition.

Detectives are asking the public to contact the Liberty County Sheriff's Office with any information regarding the shooting.

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