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Ohave Whitfield is being sought in the shooting, police say. (Source: WSB photo) Ohave Whitfield is being sought in the shooting, police say. (Source: WSB photo)
LAWRENCEVILLE, GA -

A woman originally from Georgetown was shot and killed at a birthday party where one her twin daughters was also shot, sources say.

 WSB-TV reported the incident happened Saturday evening at a home on Crystal Lake Drive in Lawrenceville.

Alica Poole Johnson, age 53, of Lawrenceville, died in the shooting. Her daughter, Dana Johnson, 31, was injured.

According to Facebook, Alica Johnson attended Winyah High School before studying at Gwinnett Technical College, the Georgetown Times first reported.

Johnson was found dead in the garage of the home, which had an inflatable "bounce house" in the front yard, WSB reported.

The TV station also reported that several children at the birthday party might have seen the shooting happen.

Dana Johnson, also originally from Georgetown, works at AutoTrader.com, and has a twin sister, Julia, accoriding to Facebook.

A family friend said that the Johnsons were having a "party for a little girl that they babysat and the estranged father of the little girl showed up," according to Facebook.

Ohave Whitfield, age 40, is being sought in the shooting, WSB reported. Witfield might be traveling to Louisiana, the TV station reported.

He was last seen driving a Teal/Green Volvo S80 GA Tag PRI4493. Police said that Whitfield should be considered armed and dangerous.

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