Suspect arrested after Dougherty Co. shooting

Suspect arrested after Dougherty Co. shooting
Police lights by night (Source: WALB)

ACREE, Ga. (WALB) - A suspect turned himself in after a shooting that happened Saturday night just before midnight, according to the Dougherty County Police Department (DCP).

Police said officers responded to Cowboy Bill’s in the 4500 block of Sylvester Road n Acree in reference to a shooting.

The suspect ran from the scene before police arrived, and the victim was taken to the Phoebe Worth Hospital in Sylvester by a security guard, according to a police report.

The Worth County Sheriff’s Office contacted DCP, saying the suspect turned himself in at the sheriff’s office.

The suspect was arrested and taken to Albany for a follow-up investigation.

The suspect was charged with aggravated assault and transported to the Dougherty County Jail.

The suspect’s identity has not been released at the time.

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