Woman injured in Valdosta shooting, man arrested

Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 10:55 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 22, 2021 at 11:21 AM EDT
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VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - A woman was shot after someone was waiting outside her Eastwind Road home Monday night, according to the Valdosta Police Department.

The woman was shot in her lower body and taken to South Georgia Medical Center for treatment.

Police said he waited outside the victim's home
Police said he waited outside the victim's home(Lowndes Co. Sheriff)

Police said through their investigation, they learned the victim and the shooter knew each other and that the shooter was waiting outside her home.

On Wednesday, police said Carrington Machuca, 22, was arrested in connection to the shooting.

Police said on Tuesday, warrants for aggravated assault with the intent to murder and firearm possession were taken against Machuca. He was arrested Tuesday and taken to the Lowndes County Jail.

The victim is in stable condition, according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Valdosta Police Department Bureau of Investigative Services at (229) 293-3145 or the tip line at (229) 293-3091.

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