Sheriff on shooting: Attempted burglar is accountable for outcome of situation

STAFF REPORT ::: Spalding County Sheriff Darrell Dix has confirmed that a Wednesday morning shooting that occurred on Willow Drive has been ruled self defense. According to a press release issued by Dix, deputies responded to the residence at approximately 5:42 a.m. in response to a burglary in progress and shooting. The homeowners reported they […]

Sheriff: Burglary thwarted when homeowner shoots perpetrator

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident reported as a residential burglary during which the alleged suspect was shot. According to Sheriff Darrell Dix, homeowners were inside their residence when a man attempted to make entry. “There was a burglary call up on Willow Street. The homeowner and his […]