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Shots fired in Hephzibah argument

Monday, June 17, 2013 12:27 PM
Last updated 7:32 PM
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One man was wounded and another arrested after shots were fired during an argument in Hephzibah on Saturday.

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Police were called to the 900 block of Caldwell Drive just before midnight and found Darius Lester, 30, of Caldwell Drive, with a gunshot wound to the leg, according to a news release.

Lester was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center for treatment.

Investigators were told that Lester and Harry Crowell, 24, also of Caldwell Drive, were arguing and that Crowell pulled a gun and fired, the release said.

Crowell was charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and criminal damage to property in the first degree, according to the release.

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LovelyOne 06/17/13 - 01:33 pm
History Repeating Itself

I cannot be said enough that the art of respectfully disagreeing has been lost. For the life of me I cannot understand why people feel an argument or disagreement MUST lead to violence. Why hit or assault someone who is not in agreement with you?

CobaltGeorge 06/17/13 - 07:01 pm

He must have a clean recorded because no charges for illegal possession of a firearm.

Many have got real smart, just shot a leg or thigh and no murder charge is possible. No time in jail, just probation....

corgimom 06/18/13 - 03:56 pm
You can kill someone by

You can kill someone by shooting them in the leg, a friend of mine was murdered many years ago in that way. He was shot in the thigh and it severed his femoral artery, he bled to death in minutes. He was dead before the ambulance could even get there.

pgapeach2 06/18/13 - 03:59 pm
Walk away

My mom use to tell me to walk away if you didn't like what someone was saying. Like she said, you can't argue with yourself.

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