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THOMAS COUNTY, GA (WALB) -

By LeiLani Golden - bio | email

THOMAS COUNTY, GA (WALB) –Investigators say a Thomas County man hit his girlfriend in the face with the butt of a rifle.

Deputies say 32-year old Marcelo Morales and his girlfriend were fighting when two other men in the house came to check on them.

Morales went to a bedroom, came back with a rifle, and hit the victim in the nose. He then told the men they couldn't leave.

He is charged with the following:

Aggravated assault x 2
Aggravated battery family violence
Aggravated assault family violence
Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
Kidnapping x 3
Cruelty to children 3rd degree x2 (because there were children in the room at the time of the incident)

Morales also has a hold for immigration services and is being held at the Thomas County jail.

 
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