On Thursday night about 7:35 pm Spalding 911 dispatch called Griffin Police to 434 North 5 th Street to the report of a individual laying in the yard with gun shots. The initial call indicated the man was not conscious. Upon arrival by emergency res-ponders there was no patient at the scene. 911 received another call indicating that family members had moved the man to Spalding High School parking lot. Griffin Police investigators indicated the man was shot twice in the back with what was believed to be small caliber automatic pistol.
Emory Air Flight based at the Griffin Spalding Airport responded to a landing zone that was established at the Spalding High Parking lot. The patient was transported to the Atlanta Medical Center for treatment.
Griffin Police Lieutenant and Pubic Information Officer Mike Natel advised WKEU news that the suspect in the shooting is being sought and the incidents remains under investigation.
More information is expected to be released as the investigation continues.