Hall County Sheriff’s Office investigating Barrett Road shooting

Hall Co. - The Hall County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred outside of a residence early Friday morning, January 31, 2020.

According to Lieutenant Greg Cochran, "At approximately 01:20 a.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to a call in the 2,900 block of Barrett Road in reference to a possible gunshot incident. The initial investigation shows that an adult male victim, suffered gunshot wounds to his arm and leg."

All parties involved in the shooting incident left the scene prior to the arrival of law enforcement. A motorist observed the victim on the side of the road a short distance from the initial scene and
called 911. Hall County Fire Services responded to treat the victim.

"Sheriff’s Office Investigators are confident this is not a random incident and there is no immediate threat to the public," according to Cochran.

The investigation, in its early stages, is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact Investigator Ayers at (770)-533-7187

No other details are being released at this time.