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Mayor of small Georgia city shot at home, hospitalized

By CNN Staff
updated 12:12 PM EDT, Fri November 1, 2013

(CNN) -- The mayor of a southern Georgia city was shot in his home Thursday night and is being treated at a hospital, the city manager told CNN Friday.

The shooting of Dawson Mayor Chris Wright is under investigation and no arrests have been made, Dawson City Manager Barney Parnacott said. No one else was injured in the shooting, Parnacott said.

Dawson, with a population of about 4,500, is about 140 miles south of Atlanta.

CNN's Amanda Watts contributed to this report.

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