Dawson, GA – On Thursday night, October 31, 2013, the Dawson Police Department and Terrell County EMS were notified of a shooting on Crawford Street.  Officers responded and learned that the victim was Christopher Wright, the Mayor of the City of Dawson.  Wright was found at his residence with gunshot wounds.  Wright was transported to a local hospital and is being treated.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Field Office in Sylvester has been requested to conduct the investigation into the shooting of Mayor Wright.  Anyone with information about the shooting is encouraged to contact the Dawson Police Department at (229) 995-4414, GBI Sylvester at (229) 777-2080 or (404) 244-2600, which is a 24 hour contact number for the GBI Sylvester.

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Contact Information:

SAC Kim Baker 404/694-3257