Crime Alert

A Milledgeville man wounded in a shooting in Baldwin County is recovering in a Macon hospital, local authorities say.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Maj. Brad King, who oversees the criminal investigation division, said detectives are working to establish leads in the case and a motive for the shooting.

As of Friday morning, no one had been arrested in connection with a July 10 shooting at a residence on Pounds Drive.

The victim was treated at the scene by firefighters/first responders with Baldwin County Fire Rescue Services and personnel from Grady Emergency Medical Services.

He later was taken by ambulance to Atrium Health Navicent Baldwin hospital in Milledgeville before he was transferred for further treatment to The Medical Center at Atrium Health Navicent in Macon.

King said the victim sustained a gunshot wound to one of his arms.

Deputy Aaron Brown said in an incident report that he secured the crime scene with yellow tape when he arrived.

While walking around in the area looking for evidence, Brown said he retrieved eight 9mm pistol shell casings and a spent round in a parked vehicle nearby.

The deputy said he also discovered four bullet holes in the residence, along with a bullet hole in a nearby residence.

A total of two bullet holes hit the vehicle outside, Brown said in his report.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office crime tip line at 478-445-5102.

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