Update: Suspect arrested in Americus shooting

Update: Suspect arrested in Americus shooting
Raiheem Mathis (Source: Americus Police Department)

AMERICUS, Ga. (WALB) - One person was injured and a suspect was arrested after a Tuesday shooting in Americus, according to Mark Scott, Americus police chief.

Raiheem Mathis, 18, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

The victim, a 19-year-old, was taken to Phoebe Sumter for treatment, Scott told WALB.

The shooting happened in the 1300 block of North Lee Street outside a residence.

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