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Monday May 30th, 2016 12:20PM

Banks County seeks information in July 4 shootings

By Rob Moore Reporter
HOMER - The Banks County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying those responsible for a pair of Independence Day shooting incidents.<br /> <br /> Late Monday afternoon, Banks County Sheriff's Office released details of those incidents.<br /> <br /> According to Sgt. Carissa McFaddin, deputies were called to a location on Georgia Highway 198 in Franklin County at 12:03 a.m. Friday regarding a shooting that occurred at 4464 Highway 198 (Patel's Grocery) in Banks County.<br /> <br /> Preston Green, 22, of Lawrenceville told deputies he and friends met with acquaintances in the parking lot of Patel's Grocery at Georgia 198 and Georgia 63.<br /> <br /> A physical altercation ensued, and Green told deputies he then was shot, McFaddin said. Green, his girlfriend, and a male friend left and hid at an unknown residence in Franklin County.<br /> <br /> "As Green and his friends were attempting to hide, the offenders shot at their vehicle then fled from the residence," McFaddin said. <br /> <br /> Deputies are seeking information about those involved in the shooting.<br /> <br /> McFaddin said the shooter is described as a light-skinned black male, 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, with short black hair and a full beard.<br /> <br /> The female accomplice is said to be a white female with black hair, 5-foot-4, 130-140 pounds, McFaddin said. <br /> <br /> The male accomplice has the nickname of "Red", but no description was given, McFaddin said. <br /> <br /> All are believed to be from the Toccoa area, she said. <br /> <br /> Anyone with information regarding the incidents is asked to call Banks County Sheriff's Office at (706) 677-2248.
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