Aggravated assault under investigation

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department investigation of a Monday night shooting remains ongoing. Officers of the GPD Uniform Patrol Division were dispatched at approximately 8:42 p.m. to the Dollar General located at 1665 W. McIntosh Road in reference to a report of a person shot. One man – Jonah Wilson – sustained […]

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

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: 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 […]

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 […]

GPD investigating aggravated assault that left one person severely injured

STAFF REPORT ::: One person was badly injured at approximately 7:45 p.m. Thursday evening aggravated assault on Alice Street, in the area behind McIntosh BP and Spalding Liquor. According to a press release issued by the Griffin Police Department, the victims wounds were described as “severe.” The victim, described as “uncooperative,” with the investigation, was […]

Beaverbrook Elementary parking lot shooting appears to be accidental, Sheriff says

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: One woman was seriously wounded Monday afternoon in a shooting incident in the parking lot of Beaverbrook Elementary School. The preliminary investigation suggests this appears to be an accidental shooting. “We have one person shot – it’s a female,” Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix reported at the scene. “She appears to […]

Man shot early Saturday during Griffin motorcycle club music event

STAFF REPORT ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at occurred early Saturday at the Wristbreakers Motorcycle Club in north Griffin. According to a press release issued by the SCSO, deputies responded to the MC clubhouse located at 4269 North Expressway at approximately 1:55 a.m. Sheriff Darrell Dix stated deputies were responding […]

GPD officer injured in Saturday night wreck

STAFF REPORTS ::: Officer Duon Dorsett, of the Griffin Police Department, was injured Saturday night in a multi-vehicle wreck. According to a statement released by GPD Chief Mike Yates, the incident occurred in the line of duty at approximately 9 p.m. “While in route (sic) to assist the Georgia State Patrol, operating in emergency mode, […]

Two Griffin men shot in separate Sunday night incidents

SHEILA MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department and Spalding County Sheriff’s Office are each investigating separate shootings that took place late Sunday and early Monday. The first shooting, reported at approximately 10:20 p.m., occurred within the city limits, in the vicinity of 1318 Spellman Ave., resulting in the serious injury on one pedestrian, 26-year-old Darcy […]

Monday night drive-by shooting marks third in three weeks

Sheila A. Mathews ::: Investigators with the Griffin Police Department are following up on leads from Monday night’s drive-by shooting that resulted in one man being critically injured. According to Lt. Mike Richardson, the victim, who is not being identified, is described as a black male in his early 30s. He sustained four gunshot wounds […]