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Cartersville woman shot in leg, suspect at large

9:39 PM, Jun 12, 2013   |    comments
Dexter Weems Jr. (Courtesy Cartersville Police Department)
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CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Cartersville Police are searching for a man they say shot a woman in the leg in Cartersville on Wednesday afternoon. 

Authorities say, Dexter Weems Jr., shot a woman at an apartment on Stokley Street around 3 p.m. Witnesses say Weems is the boyfriend of the wounded woman's sister. The shooting was allegedly the result of an argument between Weems, his girlfriend and her sister. 

The wounded woman was transported to Floyd Medical Center and she is recovering at this time. Her condition is unknown at this time. The other female was transported to Cartersville Medical Center with superficial wounds. 

Weems is described as a about six feet tall, 160 lbs. Officals say he fled the scene before first responders arrived. 

Anyone with information on Weems' whereabouts is encouraged to contact the Cartersville Police Department. 

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