SHS locked down as search for suspect ensues


Spalding High School has been placed on lock down as the Griffin Police Department searches for a suspect that reportedly fled from an officer.

According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office, that agency is providing assistance.

“They had someone flee from one of their officers,” Jones said, adding that he has no specific details on the nature of the incident for which the suspect is being sought.

The GRIP has placed a phone call to Griffin Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Chris Wilson and is awaiting a response. Additional information will be reported as it becomes available.

Publisher’s note: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has announced the lock down at Spalding High has been lifted.


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