One man injured, dozens of shots fired in second weekend shooting

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department is investigating a second shooting of the weekend – and incident that occurred in the vicinity of Tinsley and 8th streets and left dozens of shell casings littering the street. The victim, 23-year-old Claudarius Franklin, of Griffin, sustained a single through-and-through gunshot wound to the calf. Lt. […]

Friday home invasion, murder victim identified

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department is actively investigating a Friday night murder that occurred at approximately 9 p.m. at 223 W. Tinsley St. The victim has been identified as 49-year-old Walter Horton, of Griffin. Horton was transported to the emergency room of Spalding Regional Hospital where he later succumbed to his wounds. […]

GPD: Friday night murder was home invasion

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department is actively investigating a Friday night murder that occurred at 223 W. Tinsley St. Officials have not yet released the deceased’s identity, saying only that the victim was a male. Lt. Mike Richardson, of the GPD Criminal Investigation Division, said two suspects are being sought. “Right now, it’s looking […]

GPD investigating Tinsley Street murder

SHEILA A. MATHEWS ::: The Griffin Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that occurred Friday night at 223 W. Tinsley St. The Grip has confirmed that one male victim was killed in the incident. Publisher’s note: Updates will be posted as additional information becomes available.