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Suspects in Gainesville shooting remain at large

POSTED: November 4, 2013 11:44 p.m.

Police are still searching for two men wanted in the Wednesday shooting of Quavis Carruth, 22, of Gainesville.

The incident at Ridge Crest Apartment Homes in the 1600 block of Roper Hill Road happened just after 8:30 p.m., according to an incident report.

Carruth was shot in the abdomen, according to police; Northeast Georgia Medical Center did not have any patients under the last name of Carruth listed as of Monday afternoon.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Ronta Antonio Garner, 33, and Shamarcus Deunte Grimes, 26, both of Lawrenceville, who are both believed to be armed and dangerous, according to a news release from the Gainesville Police Department.

Garner is 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighing 181 pounds. He has numerous tattoos covering his face and body and is believed to be a member of the 243 Bloods Gang. Grimes is 5 feet 9 inches tall and 175 pounds.

Cpl. Joe Britte said he was not able to release any information about where the two were last seen.

Garner and Grimes are wanted for aggravated battery, attempted robbery, aggravated assault, possession of a gun by a felon and possession of a gun during the commission of a crime.

Both were on parole for previous crimes and have been convicted in the past of theft.

Anyone with information can call 911.


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