Valdosta police search for suspect after Carron Oak shooting

Posted at 10:52 AM, Jan 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-28 06:07:22-05

VALDOSTA, Ga. -- Valdosta police are searching for a man who pointed a gun at a resident of Carron Oak Apartments.

Police responded to the incident at about 7:30 p.m. on January 27. The victim told the responding officers an unknown man came to his apartment, pulled out a gun, and pointed it at him. 

The victim said that one of his roommates grabbed a shotgun and fired it. As a result, the suspect ran and got into an SUV.  The victim grabbed the shotgun and fired a parting shot at the SUV, but he told police he doesn't think he hit anything.

No one was hurt as a result of the incident.

Officers couldn't find the SUV or the suspect. The suspect was was described as an African-American male, approximately 6’3”, with a heavyset build. No further information is available at this time.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime, or any other crime, is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145, or they can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.

Carron Oak Apartments is located at 1515 Boone Drive in Valdosta.