DOUGLAS, GA (WALB) - Coffee County investigators have charged 78-year-old John Huie Douglas with one count of aggravated assault following a shooting that occurred on Georgia Highway 32 East Friday afternoon.
Just after 1:00 p.m. on November 17, Coffee County emergency dispatchers advised Nicholls city police that a person was possibly being followed on Highway 32 by some who intended them harm.
Nicholls police met with the 42-year-old female victim, who had suffered a gunshot wound to her face.
She provided the name of the offender, and a description of his vehicle.
The victim was transported to Coffee Regional Medical Center for treatment.
Coffee County deputies conducted a traffic stop on Douglas a short time later and were able to take Douglas into custody without incident.
Douglas is currently incarcerated at the Coffee County Jail and has been denied bond.
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