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Arrest made in Jonathan Circle shooting

Saturday, July 12, 2014 9:48 PM
Last updated 11:52 PM
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A Keysville, Ga., man has been arrested in connection with a shooting on Jonathan Circle last week that injured a man.

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Xavier Lamar Robinson, 20, of East Coursey Road, is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to Richmond County jail records. He is also charged with felony possession of marijuana over a February incident.

Nathan Craig Simpson was found shot in his front yard in the 3500 block of Jonathan Circle about 2:10 a.m. July 5, according to a Richmond County sheriff’s report.

Witnesses said several shots were fired from a black Ford Explorer that made a U-turn on Jon­a­than Circle and drove west on Apple Valley Drive after the shooting.

Deputies found bullet holes in Simpson’s mailbox and in a home in the 1600 block of Apple Valley Drive, the report said.

Simpson was hospitalized for his injuries.

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jmo 07/13/14 - 07:02 am
This doesn't seem......

to be a random shooting.

corgimom 07/13/14 - 03:48 pm
I think there are very few

I think there are very few "random happenings" in Apple Valley.

Nobody ever goes there to sight-see.

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