Shooting in Lincoln County: Suspect at Large - WNCT

Lincoln County Shooting Suspect in Custody

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WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed that Courtney Partlow, the man suspected of killing two people in Lincoln County Saturday morning, is in custody.

Sheriff Bruce Beggs tells us that Partlow was taken into custody around 8:30 Sunday night; he says there was no confrontation during that procedure.

WJBF News Channel 6 will work to keep you updated on this developing story.

UPDATE:

The hunt is on for 29-year-old Courtney Partlow of Lincolnton, GA.  Authorities say he is suspected of murdering 27-year-old Lakendra Elam and 28 year old Terrence Norman early Saturday morning.

Authorities say Partlow is considered armed and dangerous, so if you have any information, immediately call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at 706-359-4118 or the GBI Office at 706-595-2575.

UPDATE:

WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation the victims are one female and one male. Police say the suspect is described as a black male and he is still at large. Multiple agencies continue to work together to identify the deceased and identify the suspect.

WJBF News Channel 6 is working to get more information.

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UPDATE:

WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office that two people are dead following a shooting near Augusta Highway and Chamberlain Ferry Road.

Officers say the received a call around 10 AM Saturday morning.  They believe the incident started with a collision between a Tahoe and a Ford F-150.  After the cars collided, officers say the person driving the Tahoe shot and killed the two people in the F-150. 

A passerby stopped and officers say the suspected shooter then took that person's car and fled to a nearby home.

The Lincoln County Coroner is on-site and the Columbia County Sheriff's Office is working with a bloodhound tracking team.

WJBF News Channel 6 is working to get more information.

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Lincoln County deputies and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are on the scene of a shooting investigation off Augusta Highway and Chamberlain Ferry Road.  Details are sketchy at this time, but News Channel 6 has a crew on the scene and will bring you the latest information as it becomes available.  

Tune into News Channel 6 at 6 for a full report.

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