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Surveillance camera captures Buford shooting

BUFORD, Ga. -- Police are searching for a 32-year-old man accused of shooting two people in Buford.

The shooting happened on Feb. 5 outside of 550 N. Gwinnett Street. One of the victims, 70-year-old Jerry Cantrell, has since died; the other victim is still recovering. An official manner and cause of Cantrell's death is still pending form the medical examiner's office, according to police.

According to Gwinnett County Police, Quinton Wansley, also known as "Big Quinn," is wanted on several counts in connection with the shooting. Police said he has an extensive criminal record.

Suveillance video captured a portion of the shooting, police said. "You'll see in the video he has no regard for the general public and he is a danger to the community and we want to get him in custody as quickly as possible," said Cpl. Deon Washington.

Police said a group of people gathered at a home at 515 N. Gwinnett Street that they described as a makeshift bar. An argument erupted outside and a subsequent shooting was captured on surveillance video. Police said the video shows Wansley firing a handgun five times. Jerry Cantrell and Christopher Sadler were both hit in the leg. 

Cantrell's son, Bryce Cantrell said his father died from complications from the gunshot wound. "You know we're just trying to get through it the best way we can and just trying to prepare him (father) to be with God and my mom," he said.

Cantrell said he is preparing to bury his father Thursday and hopes Wansley is caught so justice can be served. "You just don't know how much my heart hurts right now," he said.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404 577-TIPS (8477).

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