A massive manhunt in Georgia for a 24-year-old Baltimore County man accused of kidnapping and shooting his estranged wife has been suspended until authorities receive better information on his whereabouts, says an agent of the FBI's Atlanta bureau.
"The search has not ended," says the night duty agent.
"It has just been suspended until something turns up."
The object of the search, Wade Morris Lucas Jr., of the 1900 block of Woodlawn Drive in Woodlawn, is believed to be armed with a 9mm Smith & Wesson semiautomatic handgun, authorities say.
Lucas is charged with kidnapping Tara McEntyre last Tuesday in Baltimore and taking her south, authorities say.
McEntyre, 22, of the 2200 block of Braddish Ave. in West Baltimore, was shot and wounded Friday outside a Waffle House restaurant in Greensboro, Ga., when she escaped, authorities say.