Photos released of car of interest after police say teen shot, run over in Cobb County

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County police are searching for a car after police said a driver shot a teenager and then ran him over before leaving the scene.

The incident happened on St. Martins Lane in Mableton on Monday afternoon. NewsChopper 2 was over a cul-de-sac surrounded by large homes, where multiple police vehicles were responding.

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Police said they found 18-year-old Ricardo Wade, of Hampton, Ga, lying in a driveway with several gunshot wounds. Police learned he’d also been run over. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and remains in critical condition.


Several people at the home were interviewed and released. Neighbors told Channel 2′s Christian Jennings they believed there was a small recording studio in the home.

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Police said they believe the suspect’s vehicle is a silver (or Champagne) 2000s model Toyota Sedan.

Anyone with information is asked to call 770-499-3945 or email