One shooting suspect in custody; one remains at large


Photo of suspect Rasheed Redding courtesy of the Griffin Police Department

Michael Jester

Michael Jester’s booking photo courtesy of the Spalding County Sheriff;s Office


Michael Jester, a suspect in the Sunday night shooting that seriously wounded 51-year-old Virginia Sanchez, has been taken into custody.

Authorities say Sanchez was shot following a dispute over a stolen bicycle.

A second suspect, 16-year-old Rasheed Redding, is described as a black male who stands 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 110 pounds.

Redding, who officials say will be charged as an adult, is wanted on charges of aggravated battery, five counts of aggravated assault, criminal trespass with damage to property, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a person under 18 years of age.

Jester, age 18, has been charged with aggravated battery, five counts of aggravated assault and criminal trespass with damage to property.

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