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Update: Warrant issued for suspect in Sibley and Walker Street shooting

A press release from Sgt. Shane McDaniel has identified the person of interest in the case as Jamel Olajuwon Boyd, 17. (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office) A press release from Sgt. Shane McDaniel has identified the person of interest in the case as Jamel Olajuwon Boyd, 17. (Source: Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

UPDATE:

17 year-old Jamel Boyd is a wanted man.

Sgt Michael McDaniel, Richmond County Sheriff's Office said, "The sheriff's investigators secured two felony arrest warrants for Boyd; one for aggravated assault and the second for possession of a firearm."

Deputies say he's been on the run since Saturday, after shooting Julian Hamilton in the stomach and the leg.

Investigators tell us Hamilton and Boyd have a past. And the shooting wasn't random.

"There is some form of relationship between the suspect and the victim. From what I understand, they had some kind of falling out."

UPDATE:

Julian Hamilton and his girlfriend were walking down the street Saturday night, when Hamilton was hit.

Lt. Lewis Blanchard, Richmond County Sheriff's office, said "A person riding a bicycle came up fired the shots. The victim was struck in the leg and struck in the stomach"

Police now say the shooter is 17 year old Jamel Boyd.

"We do know the suspect does know the victim, so there's a little more to the story."

Police Canvased the neighborhood Saturday night, but didn't find Boyd or his motive.

"When we responded, there were only a few people in the area."

Hamilton was sent to the hospital with injuries that investigators say are not life threatening.

They say he was conscious and talking.

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The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is investigating after one man was shot near the intersection of Walker Street and Sibley Street in Augusta.

Around 8:45pm, deputies responded to the area and found Julion Tyrone Hamilton, 39, suffering from gunshot wounds to the leg and stomach. Hamilton was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center in non-life threatening condition.

Lt. Lewis Blanchard told WFXG the suspect escaped on a bicycle.

A press release from Sgt. Shane McDaniel has identified the person of interest in the case as Jamel Olajuwon Boyd, 17.

Any person with information leading to the location of Boyd, please hold and notify the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at 706-821-1080 or the Criminal Investigation Division at 706-821-1020.

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