Early morning shooting near Meadowbrook Drive under investigation

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred near Meadowbrook Drive early Wednesday morning.


According to the sheriff’s office, three people were assaulted and one suffered a minor injury after the shooting that occurred after midnight.

The victim’s car had been hit four times by gunfire with one of the rounds hitting a 22-year-old man in the back but barely penetrated his skin, the news release states.

An 18-year-old woman was in the car but was not injured.A second man was pistol whipped in the head.

Authorities say the subjects drove to the Walmart on Deans Bridge Road seeking help and were seen leaving in another vehicle when deputies stopped them.

All of the victims, who according to police were uncooperative, stated that the attack occurred at an unknown location on Meadowbrook Drive.

The suspects who attacked them are unknown, the news release states.

Anyone with more information concerning the incident is urged to contact the sheriff’s office at (706) 821-1000.



Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:13

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