DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - A Douglas man is behind bars Thursday, charged in connection with shooting his brother.
The Douglas Police Department responded to a shooting in a home behind the Zaxby's on South Madison Street.
It happened around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Officers stopped Tyrone Ellerton, 34, who had a pistol.
The victim, who had been shot in the arm, told police the shooting was accidental.
Police say Ellerton is a convicted felon, and the gun used in the shooting was stolen.
Police say he also had several illegal drugs.
Ellerton is charged with five gun-and drug charges.