Richmond County deputies arrest man following assault



A 23-year-old man was apprehended late Friday following a shooting at 2810 Thomas Lane.

Paul Collins, 23, was taken into police custody, according to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

About 10:25 p.m., Richmond County sheriff’s deputies were called to the 2800 block of Thomas Lane in reference to an aggravated assault, Richmond County dispatch said.

Upon arrival, authorities learned a 22-year-old victim sustained a single gunshot wound to the stomach, the sheriff’s office said.

The victim was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Further details will be forthcoming.


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