Update: Columbia County man reports shooting during holdup attempt at Westwood Club Apartments

Monday, July 14, 2014 7:03 AM
Last updated Wednesday, July 16, 2014 1:00 AM
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An Evans man said he was shot in the leg early Monday after four people tried to rob him outside his apartment.

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Jamal Antwan Fielding, 25, said he was on a bench behind the clubhouse at Westwood Club Apartments on Washington Road about midnight when two men and two women approached him and demanded cash and jewelry, according to Columbia County sheriff’s Capt. Steve Morris.

After he refused, one man shot Fielding in the thigh. The four people then ran away without stealing anything, Morris said.

Fielding described his assailants as a black man wearing a ball cap and a dark T-shirt with a cross, and a light-skinned black man wearing a black tank top with a larger gold chain with a cross and gold teeth.

The two black women appeared to be in their late teens. One was light-skinned wearing a light-colored T-shirt, and the other was dark-skinned and wearing a bun and tight shorts.

After the shooting, Fielding said, he ran to his apartment, where his girlfriend called 911, Morris said. His injuries are not life-threatening.

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nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/15/14 - 06:45 am
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Henry Co. - Saggin fines

$50 to $200
The law is part of the counties disorderly conduct statute, and reads: "A person commits the offense of disorderly conduct when such person, commits any of the following: Appears in a public place, or in view of the public, wearing pants, shorts, or a skirt more than three (3) inches below the hips ... exposing the skin, undergarments, or underwear ... the term "underwear" shall include any article of clothing worn under the outer garments next to the skin. At the discretion of the officer, any person violating this subsection may be warned to pull up their pants, and if they comply, said warning shall be the only penalty. Otherwise backtalk the LEO and its $50, if it was your 2nd citation its $100, if its your 3rd ++ $200.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/15/14 - 07:06 am
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well now

Check the remarks....yall started this mess.

I was going to skip this article.

Stunned 2
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Stunned 2 07/15/14 - 07:07 am
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The Urbanization of Columbia County

Maybe we can meet RC at the border and exchange some of these apartment animals for some of their shelter dogs . We would have a better chance of success socializing shelter dogs.

harley_52
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harley_52 07/15/14 - 07:49 am
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I LOVE The Law....

....@nocnoc, but I'm wondering if it would stand up in court.

Maybe it doesn't really matter. Most people would comply, I think, when the cop called them over and called them out on it.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/15/14 - 10:43 am
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Standing up in Court

It does fall under their 1972-4? ruling which stated Communities have the right to establish decency & obscenity standards and what to do about it.

harley_52
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harley_52 07/15/14 - 11:53 am
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Yes, But....

....whether a low beltline is "indecent," or "obscene" may be the issue. Is the way I dress (as long as you can't see my "privates") protected by the First Amendment as a Freedom of Speech expression of my personality, or can someone claim it's "indecent" to see a tiny part of the back of my underwear?

Don't get me wrong....I am NOT supporting saggy pants, I'm just not so sure it would stand the legal scrutiny if it got into the court system (above the magistrate level).

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jimmymac 07/15/14 - 01:36 pm
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SEC 8
Unpublished

If you're unfortunate to have section 8 apartments you can expect to have an increase in crime. Slinging drugs, stealing and robbing is an income supplement the takers use to get cash for the stuff the government doesn't give them.

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