Published: March 1, 2021


THE SUSPECT FROM A SHOOTING INCIDENT IN GILES COUNTY IS BEHIND BARS IN ALABAMA FOLLOWING A PURSUIT. EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WERE DISPATCHED TO THE SCENE MONDAY IN THE AREA OF FIVE POINTS. THE SUSPECT FLED THE SCENE AND DEPUTIES WITH THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ATTEMPTED TO APPREHEND THE SUBJECT WHO CONTINUED TO EVADE LAW ENFORCMENT. THE SUSPECT AT ONE TIME DID TRAVEL THROUGH THE PARKING LOT OF THE GILES COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL AND CONTINUED ON TO THE ALABAMA STATE LINE WHERE LIMESTONE COUNTY OFFICIALS CONTINUED TO PURSUE. THE SUSPECT WAS EVENTUALLY TAKEN INTO CUSTODY AND NOW FACES ADDITIONAL CHARGES IN ALABAMA WHERE HE IS CURRENTLY BEING HELD. THE VICTIM IN THE SHOOTING INCIDENT IS CURRENTLY IN THE HOSPITAL FOR INJURIES SUSTAINED. THIS IS AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION.