Police search for suspect in Hinesville shooting

UPDATE: Hinesville Police are searching for 24-year-old Tyler McGriff in relation to this crime.
The spouse of a Fort Stewart Soldier was shot and killed early Thursday morning at an apartment complex in Hinesville.

According to Hinesville Police Chief of Detectives, Chris Reid, Shaun Williams, 32 was shot multiple times during an altercation in Harbor Rain Apartments located on Saunders Ave.

Reid said Williams had been picked up by a friend from his Fort Stewart home by the friend who lived in the complex.  Shortly after 2 am an altercation between Williams and another man, who is still at large, broke out leading to the shooting outside apartment H.  When police arrived they found Williams lying on the ground.  He was immediately transported to Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville where he was later pronounced dead.

Reid said the shooting is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the Hinesville Police Department 368-8211

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