Daughter, 16, arrested for shooting mother, an SCSO detention officer

Amanda Moore

Amanda Moore, a Spalding County Sheriff’s Office detention officer, sustained a gunshot wound to the head Wednesday afternoon in what officials describe as a domestic dispute. Moore’s 16-year-old daughter has been arrested in connection with the the shooting. Photo courtesy of the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office


The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has now confirmed the 16-year-old female arrested in connection to the Wednesday afternoon shooting of Amanda Moore is the victim’s daughter.

The suspect was originally identified as the Moore’s step-daughter.

Officials say Moore, who works as a detention officer in the Spalding County Jail, sustained a gunshot wound to the head in an alleged domestic incident.

Moore was stabilized and subsequently airlifted to the trauma unit of Atlanta Medical Center where she remains.

Authorities say she is recovering and no other details regarding her condition are available.



  1. Rhonda Rodriguez says:

    May God be with their family in their time of need.


    Thank you for changing this. Wish the news channels would do the same.


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