Murder suspect surrenders to police


SHEILA A. MATHEWS :::

David Blalock Jr., the suspect in the Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, shooting death of 29-year-old Charles Alsobrooks, is in police custody.

Authorities say Blalock Jr. turned himself in to the Griffin Police Department at 5:28 p.m. today.

Alsobrooks sustained multiple gunshot wounds when attacked in the 400 block of North 8th St. He died at WellStar Spalding Regional Hospital.

The Griffin Police Department obtained an arrest warrant for Blalock Jr., age 23, within hours of the incident.

David Blalock Sr. has also been arrested in connection to this case. Blalock Sr. on Saturday, Sept. 28, turned himself in to the GPD. Investigators had obtained warrants for his arrest on felony hindering apprehension of a criminal and tampering with evidence.

Both Blalock Jr. and Blalock Sr. were booked into the Spalding County Jail.

Blalock Jr. is being held on charges of murder, aggravated assault, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime.

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