According to police, the victim was responsive and responded to questions from deputies but was taken to the hospital for treatment. Officials did not give details on which part of his head the victim was shot.
The suspect fled from the scene, but police were able to review neighborhood security cameras to help capture him.
WXIA-TV reported Butts County Sheriff Gary Long said, "We got cameras all over the county now — Flock cameras — and then we got this neighborhood, people all throughout this neighborhood with cameras."
Long said there were children inside the home at the time of the shooting, but none were injured.
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Officials said the original call to police was for a possible home invasion but later was classified as a shooting.
The identities of the shooter and victim have not been released.
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