DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- Police are searching for a teenager accused of shooting an acquaintance in the face.
The shooting happened at around 2:30 a.m. Friday at a house on Hillcrest Drive off Moreland Avenue in DeKalb County.
DeKalb County Police Lt. Dane Cunningham said the 15-year-old shooter knew the victim, who is also 15. They apparently spent Thursday together. Police do not know what motivated the suspect to shoot the victim in the face.
The victim is in critical condition at Grady Memorial Hospital.
No names have been released. Police described the suspect, who is at large, as a white teenage boy wearing a green sweatshirt and blue jeans.
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