A 15-year old boy was shot while campaigning to become a Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GYou can find more information at.) ahead of the next week’s runoff election, police said.

In a statement Published Friday by the Savannah Police Department, the teenager was shot in the leg and transported to the hospital to receive treatment.

According to police, the suspect was identified as Jimmy Paiz, 42 years old, and shot the teenager through a locked door when he approached the front entry of the house.

“At this point, there is no indication the shooting was politically motivated,” The statement was as follows:

This incident is still under investigation.

Paiz was taken into custody at the residence and is facing charges of aggravated attack and aggravated battery.

Last night Warnock He said that he was “saddened” To hear about the shooting.

“I am praying for the victim and their family and wish them a full recovery,” The senator stated.

Between 2-4 February, the state runoff election Warnock Tuesday will see the Republican candidate Herschel Walk win. The winner of the race will take the Senate seat for six more years.

On Thursday, former President Barack Obama campaigned alongside WarnockThe importance of getting Democrats to 51 Votes, even though Democrats have already won control of Senate.

“You have the power to determine the course of this country,” He told the crowd in Atlanta. according to Politico.