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Suspect identified in River Glen Apartments shooting

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Richmond County Sheriff's investigators have identified a suspect in the shooting murder that took place at the River Glen Apartments on East Telfair Street Saturday afternoon.

Christopher Gary Smith, 24, is wanted in the shooting death of Doniel Jamal Hicks.

On Saturday around 1:20 p.m. deputies responded to 201 East Telfair Street in reference to the shooting. Deputies found Hicks, 24, with a gun shot wound to the upper torso.

Neighbors say they heard about three gun shots, then saw Hicks lying in the parking lot of the public housing complex. Hicks was transported to Georgia Health Sciences Medical Center, but died, shortly after, as a result of the gunshot injury.

Warrants are outstanding for Smith for murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at (706) 821-1080, (706) 821-1080 or the TIP Line at 1-866-939-5050.  Callers may remain anonymous.

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