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Four wounded in Valdosta shootings

By Jade Bulecza - bio | email

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) –Four people have been shot in Valdosta since Friday.

One of the shootings was a drive by.

Police say the shootings aren't related but people who live in those areas are worried about their safety.

18-year old Caleb Davis is in the Lowndes County Jail charged with three counts aggravated assault. Police say he fired several shots from a black focus and drove off wounding two brothers Monday. Neighbors say bullets don't have eyes and their glad their own kids weren't hurt.

"My husband, my child and myself were inside playing cards and I heard six gunshots," said Cassandra Henderson.

Those gun shots hit Archie Johnson in the chest and back and Joseph Kiser in the ankle in front of a Brookwood Drive home. Their other brother Taran Kiser was there too but was not hurt.

Another shooting happened early Saturday at Heron Lake Apartments. Brian Keith Wright told police someone shot him in his dodge charger in his right shoulder.

"There's always large groups of men just sitting around oustide using bad language left and right," said Christina Barrett. "There's police officers patrolling the area but still stuff like this happens.

Police are also investigating a shooting Friday.

Vontessa Young and Billy Davis were walking through the Ora Lee West apartment complex. Someone yelled at Davis and shots were fired hitting Young in the foot.

"We just want people to know we're working hard to solve these crimes and we're not going to tolerate this criminal activity in Valdosta," said Valdosta Police Lt. Aaron Kirk.

Police have identified persons of interests in the Friday and Saturday night shootings but haven't made any arrests.

All the shooting victims are recovering from their wounds.


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