Friday shooting victim dies in hospital; suspects identified


The victim of a Friday afternoon shooting in the 400 block of N. 8th Street has been identified as 29-year-old Charles Alsobrooks.

Alsobrooks died as a result of injuries sustained from multiple gunshot wounds.

Griffin Police Department investigators have identified 23-year-old David Blalock Jr. as a suspect in that shooting.

Blalock Jr., for whom an arrest warrant for murder has been obtained, is described as a black male who is 5-feet 10-inches tall weighing 200 pounds.

David Blalock Sr., age 41, is also being sought for felony hindering apprehension of a criminal and tampering with evidence. He is described as a black male who is 5-feet 7-inches tall weighing 185 pounds.

Both suspects remain at-large and authorities say they should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information related to David Blalock Jr. or David Blalock Sr. is asked to contact the Griffin Police Department through the Spalding County Emergency Communications non-emergency line at 770.229.9911.

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