Two hospitalized after separate shooting, cutting incident


Kathryn Wright was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. Photo courtesy of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office



The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two aggravated assaults that occurred this week, with one suspect currently being in custody.

According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies were dispatched to WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital at 6:20 a.m. Feb. 22, in response to a report of a person with a gunshot wound.

Upon arrival, deputies met with a person who reported they sustained a gunshot wound during an altercation at 38 Cherokee Avenue.

Investigators also arrested Kathryn Wright, of 38 Cherokee Avenue. and charged her with possession of methamphetamine.

This incident remains under investigation and additional information will be released at a later date.

Meanwhile, Wright is now housed at the Spalding County Jail.

On that same date at 10:37 p.m., Spalding County deputies responded to a report of an assault at 210 Larson Lane.

There, deputies located Rodney Greer, of 210 Larson Lane, with lacerations to his back and abdomen. Greer was transported by WellStar Spalding Regional Emergency Medical Services for treatment.

Investigators have charged Mandy Diane Bartlett, of 210 Larson Lane, with aggravated battery and aggravated assault.

Rodney Greer is currently receiving treatment for his injuries at an unnamed hospital.

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