Couple shot in hand during gun struggle

OCILLA, GA (WALB) - Ocilla Police say an apparent domestic situation ended with a man and a woman, who are in a relationship, being taken to the hospital with bullets wounds in their hands.

They say that Wayne Coney, 31, and Lahendra Ross, 22, were struggling over a pistol about 3:00AM Thursday morning when the gun went off, and injured both of them, at the Sherwood Court Housing project on Nottingham Way.

They were both taken to Tift Regional Hospital with non life-threatening wounds.

Detective Ashley Jones says that charges in this case are pending.

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