Special to SEGAZINE
A 23-year-old mayor was shot and his mother tied up during an attempted robbery at their Georgia home last night.
Dawson mayor Christopher Wright was shot multiple times in the leg at his Crawford Avenue, Dawson, home after 11pm. He was rushed to hospital in a stable condition.
The suspects also tied up Wright’s mother, who he reportedly lives with, before they attacked the young mayor. She suffered minor injuries.
Shocking: Dawson mayor Christopher Wright, 23, was shot multiple times in the leg at his home last night
Stable condition: Wright is reportedly awaiting surgery at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital
Wright’s friend, Jessae Goshae, told FOX 31 that Wright was in a stable condition and awaiting surgery at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.
Wright’s aunt, Ann Smalls, said Wright’s mother was also injured after being tied up. She has not been identified.