Clayton County man wanted after allegedly shooting girlfriend in chest

Kenneth Wayne Hines

Credit: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Clayton County Sheriff's Office

Kenneth Wayne Hines

Police in Clayton County are looking for an “armed and dangerous” man after authorities said he shot his girlfriend in the chest and pointed a gun at her daughter.

Kenneth Wayne Hines is wanted in connection with the incident that happened about 3:30 a.m. Thursday in the 600 block of Lakeview Way in Jonesboro, according to Clayton County police.

Hines allegedly shot his live-in girlfriend with a 9 mm handgun, then pointed it at her 20-year-old daughter’s face, the Clayton sheriff’s office said in a statement.

He drove away in a green 2001 Chevrolet Silverado.

Hines’ girlfriend was taken to a hospital, where she is stable, police said.

Police obtained a warrant accusing Hines of two counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Authorities describe Hines as about 5 feet, 9 inches tall and about 210 pounds. He has black hair, brown eyes and a tattoo on his right forearm that says “play for keeps,” the sheriff’s office said. The tag number of the car he fled in is CLE9429, officials said.

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