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Hiawassee Police find 'armed and dangerous' suspect after domestic shooting at rehab center

The victim, who was the only person hurt in the incident, was taken to another hospital for treatment, according to police.
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HIAWASSEE, Ga. — Police in a north Georgia community said they have found the person who they said was involved in a domestic-related shooting that happened at the Chatuge Regional Hospital Rehabilitation and Wellness Clinic Tuesday.

The Hiawassee Police Department posted on its Facebook page that they are investigating the shooting that happened at the facility on River Street.

They said the suspect left in a black 2003 Ford Ranger. The vehicle was later found in Hayesville - without the suspect. However, in an update, they said the suspect - who they considered to be armed and dangerous - was found.

The victim, who was the only person hurt in the incident, was taken to another hospital for treatment. 

11Alive is working to get more information about what happened. We will provide an update when more information becomes available.