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Law hunts shooting suspect
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The Liberty County Sheriff's Department asking for help capturing a suspect in the shooting of two people in Riceboro last month.
Det. Brian Barnes has taken out a warrant for Cliffton Jamar Walker, 18, who is accused of three counts of aggravated assault with a gun.
The shooting occurred early on March 29 in the 3900 block of Barrington Ferry Road. According to an incident report filed by Deputy Jim Chapman, Deonte Roberts, a friend, Ashley Mikel, and her 4-month-old son, who was in the back seat, were driving in the area. The occupants of a white Crown Victoria flagged them down.
But when the vehicles got near each other, the occupants of the Crown Victoria began firing rounds at the couple. Roberts was struck in the left arm and Mikel was hit in the left hand. The child was not hit. Roberts then drove the Mitsubishi Galant they were in to his uncle's house in the 1400 block of Peter King Road. Police met them there.
According to the report, there were four bullet holes found on the vehicle. The couple reported up to 10 shots may have been fired at them.
Roberts  and Mikel were treated at Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah and released.
Barnes said Walker has been identified by Roberts as one of the occupants of the vehicle.
"Roberts was also able to identify Walker in a photo lineup at the sheriff's department," the detective said.
Liberty County Sheriff Don Martin has asked for the public's help capturing of Walker.
"We hope the public can provide information leading to Walker's arrest," he said. "My officers will not rest till we get this case cleared up."
The officers did not speculate about what sparked the shooting.
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