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Man shot in the hip outside Canton bar

CANTON, Ga. -- Canton Police are working to identify the suspect accused of shooting a man outside a bar.

The 38-year-old victim was shot Friday at around midnight. Investigators determined the victim and suspect got into an altercation inside Bodock's Bar and Grill in the 150 block of Riverstone Parkway. The shooting happened outside the venue.

After shooting the victim, the suspect got into a car and was last seen driving north on Marietta Highway.

The victim was treated at WellStar Kennestone Hospital for a gunshot wound to the hip. He has since been released from the hospital.

He described the shooter as a black man, about 6 feet tall and 170 to 180 pounds, with a mustache and goatee. He was wearing a black T-shirt, black and grey cowboy hat, blue jeans and black lace-up boots. The suspect drove away in a silver or gold 1990-2001 Nissan or Toyota Corolla.

Anyone with information in this case is encouraged to call Canton Police Det. Scott Hoffman at 770-720-4883.


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