Man arrested in Shelby Drive shooting case

Authorities have arrested a man in connection with a shooting about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2900 block of Shelby Drive.

Alexander Howard II, 28, of the 2800 block of Ann Street, is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, according to Richmond County jail records.

Investigator Sean Cochran said the victim, who was shot at least twice, was in surgery Tues­day night. Investigators were trying to determine the motive.



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