SCSO detention officer shot in alleged domestic violence incident

SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::

The GRIP has confirmed an employee of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office was shot Wednesday afternoon in what is being described as a domestic violence incident.

SCSO deputies, assisted by the Spalding County Fire Department, WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital Emergency Medical Services and the Griffin Police Department, responded at approximately 3:38 p.m. to the residence located at 1224 Ethridge Mill Road in response to a report of a person shot.

According to Capt. Dwayne Jones, 34-year-old Amanda Moore sustained a gunshot wound to the head. She was stabilized and airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center, where she is listed in stable condition.

Moore’s 16-year-old daughter has been arrested in connection to the shooting.

“Amanda Moore is a Spalding County Detention officer. Her father is Sergeant Larry Martin who also works with us. Preliminary indications are that the shooting was a result of a domestic dispute between Moore and her 16-year-old stepdaughter. Moore, who was off duty, has been employed by the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office for approximately one year,” said Sheriff Darrell Dix. “This is a difficult time for everyone involved and we are asking for prayers of healing and strength for this family in the coming days.”

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Comments

  1. Spalding Co and Griffin LOVE to cover things up says:

    It was not her “Step-Daughter” . It was her DAUGHTER she legally adopted. The daughter that DESERVES A VOICE in this case!!!! Praying the corrupt police system and/or awful mother dont have persuasion in this! THIS IS A GBI CASE ALL DAY!

  2. Charlotte Gibson says:

    The person who shot Amanda Moore is her daughter not step daughter.

    • Yes, ma’am. That was the information I had yesterday evening, but I had to wait for official notification of that change from authorities. I sincerely apologize for the delay.

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