Sheriff: Man arrested on multiple counts of aggravated assault

5.18.17 1Keundre Chappell mug RTPSTAFF REPORT :::

A Stockbridge man has been arrested by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office on multiple charges of aggravated assault and other crimes in connection with a Wednesday night incident in Northside Hill Apartments.

According to a press release issued by Sheriff Darrell Dix, Sgt. Josh Pitts, of the Special Operations Unit, was on patrol in the vicinity of 615 Northside Drive when he heard a loud verbal altercation in the area of the Northside Hill Apartments L Building.

Pitts reported as he was approaching the location of the dispute, several gunshots were fired. Pitts located Keundre Chappell and gave chase on foot.

With the assistance of the SCSO Uniform Patrol Division, Chappell was located in an apartment near the area of the initial contact and taken into custody.

Chappell was charged with three counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, reckless conduct and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

He is currently being held in the Spalding County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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