Man kills grandson, shoots wife

  • Follow Latest News

COMMERCE, Ga. – Police say a Jackson County man has shot and killed his 6-year-old grandson and wounded his wife before being shot by police.

Police said Sunday they shot 55-year-old Robert L. Clark after he opened fire on police.

The boy was identified as Michael Levigne. His 5-year-old brother was in the home at the time but was unhurt.

Police said the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has sworn out warrants for Robert Clark, charging him with murder, aggravated assault and aggravated assault of a police officer. Commerce Police Chief John Gaissert said the Clark home has been a frequent scene of trouble, with seven 911 calls to the house in the past year.

Clark and his wife, Linda Dale Clark, were listed in stable condition at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta.


Top headlines
Superior Court judge to retire
Superior Court Judge J. David Roper, who was elected to the Au­gusta Judicial Circuit bench in December 2006, announced his decision a few weeks shy of his 70th birthday.
Search Augusta jobs