LITHONIA, Ga. — The mother of a man who was shot while walking home from work says she hopes the sweatshirt with a distinctive phrase the shooter was wearing will help identify him.
Police say they are still searching for a man caught on surveillance camera robbing and shooting 22-year-old Josh Miller as he walked home after his shift at a Lithonia Pizza Hut.
“And if he did it to my son, he will do it to anyone else,” Sarah Miller told Channel 2′s Tom Jones.
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She hopes the surveillance footage helps put the man who shot her son on Randall Avenue on June 18 behind bars.
Josh Miller was just released from the Intensive Care Unit, but his recovery process is far from over.
“Josh has a long road ahead of him,” she told Jones. “And this kid did it to him. And he doesn’t belong out here on the streets.”
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She says police showed her surveillance video that shows the shooter approaching her son around 12:40 a.m.
“He creeped in the shadows and followed him and came up behind him and shot him,” she said.
Miller and her sister are passing out flyers with a photo of the suspect in the area where the attack occurred. He’s described as being between the ages of 18 and 20 and was wearing a red sweatshirt with the words " I Really Don’t Care.”
“He needs justice. He needs justice and I need justice,” she said.
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The police chief told Jones that his small city with a small staff has its share of crime, but he is very upset about the shooting.
If you recognize the man in the photo, contact the Lithonia police.
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