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Suspect sought in April drive-by shooting

Thursday, April 24, 2014 6:16 PM
Last updated Friday, April 25, 2014 1:10 AM
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Police continue to search for another suspect in an April 16 drive-by shooting.

Two men were wounded – one in the buttocks and one in the foot and hip – when shots were fired from a vehicle in the 1400 block of Brown Street about 8:30 p.m.

Fredrick McArthur Nelson Jr., 21, was found by police Tuesday. A second suspect, Carl Antonio Nipper, 26, surrendered the next day.

Police are seeking information on a third suspect, Reginald Forest, 27.

All suspects are facing two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Anyone with information on Forrest can contact the sheriff’s office at (706) 821-1020 or 821-1080.


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