Sheriff: Woman murdered in Monday night shooting


The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred Monday night that resulted in one death.

According to Sheriff Darrell Dix, deputies responded to 508 Terry Drive at approximately 7:40 p.m. in response to a reported shooting.

Upon their arrival, they discovered a female victim inside the residence. The scene was secured and investigators from the Criminal Investigative Division responded to the residence.

WellStar Spalding Regional Emergency Medical Services was dispatched and arrived at the residence.

It was discovered that the female victim was deceased.

Spalding County Coroner Sonny Foster pronounced 57-year-old Joanne Redding, of 507 Terry Drive, dead.

Deputies arrested 53-year-old Johnny Johnson Jr., also of 507 Terry Drive, at the scene.

Johnson has been charged with murder.

Additional details and charges may be released as the investigation continues.


  1. Latissha says:

    This is sad her daughter death to cancer & then she gets kilt on her deceased daughter birhday my heart goes out to her grandkids

  2. Nerisa Brown says:

    We will miss this sweet,kind,loving woman. You did not deserve this. You were a great friend and I am glad I had the opportunity to be graced with your friendship. You never went a day we talked without hearing your sweet smile and laughter in your voice. Miss you my friend.

  3. Alayassa roberts says:

    Why did he have to do my cousin like that it just don’t make no sense.
    # R.I.P Cousin Joanna Redding

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