Attempted Murder Suspect on the Run

By: Mike Waterhouse Email
By: Mike Waterhouse Email

A shooting suspect is on the run after a man was shot twice in Putnam County over the weekend. Police say he's armed and dangerous and they're asking you to be on high alert to help find him.

Christopher Douglas Thomas is facing attempted murder and malicious wounding charges. Sheriff's deputies say Thomas shot James Sutherland twice in the abdomen area early Sunday morning.

It happened outside of a house on Middle Coach Road in Hurricane.

Sutherland is expected to be okay. He's still in the hospital.

Police urge you to call 9-1-1 if you have any information about Thomas.

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