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Charges not likely in bizarre aggravated assault

The incident occurred at 910 1/2 N. Toombs St. The incident occurred at 910 1/2 N. Toombs St.
The man with the gun was stopped on Gordon St. near Toombs St. The man with the gun was stopped on Gordon St. near Toombs St.
Bobbi McGraw Bobbi McGraw
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

Valdosta Police likely won't file charges after a bizarre confrontation that started in an internet chat room.

Around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon, officers stopped a 21 year old man with a gun on Gordon St. He told them when he tried to stop an intimate encounter with another 21 year old man at a home on N. Toombs St. that guy got mad and pulled a knife.

The first man said he grabbed a gun, fired a warning shot, and ran.

Police weren't sure though Wednesday if that's actually what happened. "Both parties were talked to and we were unable to make a determination who was the primary aggressor in this incident," said Valdosta Police Department Cpt. Bobbi McGraw.

Cpt. McGraw added that this encounter should serve as a warning for anyone thinking of meeting up with someone they chat with online.

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