"These are children I see every day, every blessed day," Ansah said. The neighbor said deputies were collecting evidence from the house until 5 a.m. Sunday morning and that deputies towed the car, calling it evidence. For some reason, the childs family left the house and stopped at the Marathon gas station on Stewart Mill Road about three blocks away. In this criminal act, our investigators and crime scene technicians did an excellent job doing what they were trained to do working for you, the citizens of Douglasville, to be sure these people are found and brought to justice, Sparks said. Douglasville police want the public to take a close look at a silver Toyota Camry. Neighbors said the family moved to the area from out of state about three or four months ago. Channel 2s Tom Jones learned the suspects name is Brittney Griffith. "And he's selling those weapons on the streets of Douglas County, Carroll County, Atlanta everywhere.". ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Douglasville police are searching for a person of interest in a Nov. 22 shooting. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]. Ghost guns are untraceable guns made from parts sold online. Stay here!. Douglas County District Attorney Dalia Racine called the shooting a tragedy of epic proportion.". Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. The sheriff's office said first responders arrived to the scene and performed CPR and other life-saving measures, but it was too late. Police responded to the Budgetel Inn at 1270 Waterway Circle and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. Police have arrested a woman accused of shooting a 17-year-old in the face during a road rage incident on I-20. DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. The teen charged in his older sister's accidental shooting deathwas trying to shoot at people who were allegedly trying to rob him, the Douglas County Sheriff said. Straughn said he could tell the girl was shot, and that a child he assumed was her brother was begging her to stay alive. Ansah said some of the children targeted Saturday often came over to her house to play with her own children. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. Part of the frantic scene unfolded at the Marathon gas station on Steward Mill Road. They are looking for it and two men who ran from the scene, one may be injured. Example video title will go here for this video. He was yelling, saying, Dont die! Investigators would not give Fernandes any more details on the case. He did not know when the couple divorced or if they had prior contact with police. Douglasville police said Janaya Campbell, 29, is in custody in . Anyone with information about this incident should contact detectives at 678-293-1747. It was a very emotional scene.. So everybody started running into the nail shop, the guy that was doing my feet, he ran into the back closet," Minnie Coleman said. Douglasville Police Detective Sean Williams said Felix went with three other suspects to Douglasville. By clicking Sign Up, I confirmthat I have read and agreeto the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Police responded to the Budgetel Inn at 1270 Waterway Circle and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. People just need to take a deep breath, or just stay off the road, Crouch said. Police have not released any details on the victim or possible suspects. And she shot them the bird, and they shot back, Crouch said. Associated Press photographer David Goldman contributed to this report. Jones was the only reporter in the courtroom as Griffith took the stand for the first time. ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Douglasville police are searching for a person of interest in a Nov. 22 shooting. DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - Gunfire on one of the busiest shopping days of the year set off a panic at a Douglasville shopping mall this week. Download the FOX 5 Atlanta appfor breaking news and weather alerts. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. Investigators have identified the victim but no information is being released until his next of kin are notified. Learn about careers at Cox Media Group. All rights reserved. Police say they believe this is an isolated incident. Local Man Leads Chase In Stolen Vehicle + Voter Education Townhall, DCSS Educator Recruitment Fair + New Sam's Club Fulfillment Center, Adulting 101 Class + Seeing The 'Full Worm Moon' In Metro Atlanta, City Of Douglasville: Congratulations To Douglasville Planning & Zoning Administrator, Marissa Jackson, Douglas County School System: Parent Post #3. Man shot to death in middle of parking lot at Douglasville shopping center, police say. (AP Foto/David Goldman), A couple embraces as they wait after requesting to speak with police officers upon arriving at the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. Public Health leaders make big push for opioid reversal medication during crisis. Police were called to the Ravenswood . Last updated: 7/21/2021 2021 Schedule of Douglas County 4-H Shooting Sports Events: April 14: All Parents & Member Shooting Sports Meeting April 15: Deadline to upload Hunter Safety Certifications, .22 Pistol and Western Heritage Permission Forms to 4-H Online June 1-June [] He was panicking. This loss is absolutely senseless," Racine said. According to the sheriff's office, there was minor property damage in the shooting. Learn about careers at Cox Media Group. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Everybody at the gas station was emotional, Straughn said. There is a $5,000 reward for information. Detectives are looking for a silver Toyota Camry and two men who ran from the scene. DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. Neighbors along a quiet, suburban street outside Atlanta were left horrified after police say a man shot six people, killing four of them, including his ex-wife and several children before ending the rampage by turning the gun on himself. Investigators said they believe the gun that killed Kyra was one her brother made. This station is part of Cox Media Group Television. 2023 Cox Media Group. A vehicle has significant damages after an accident involving an Amtrak train in Douglas County. If you have any information that could help with the investigation, call the Douglasville Police Department. Saturday afternoon, people ran for their lives at Arbor Place Mall in Douglasville after hearing the gunshot. Market data provided by Factset. Similar scenes have played out at Lenox Square Mall in Buckhead, clocking in its fifth shooting this year in early December. DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. Douglas County sheriff investigators are looking for at least two suspects after a girl was shot and killed. The family told 11Alive both the 13-year-old and 19-year-old are charged with murder, but Racine said any charges initially brought on by law enforcement will be reviewed by the district attorney's office. By the time the rescue workers arrived at the scene, it was too late to save the man. He is expected to survive. Local Man Leads Chase In Stolen Vehicle + Voter Education Townhall, DCSS Educator Recruitment Fair + New Sam's Club Fulfillment Center, FHA Premiums Reduced: What This Means For You, City Of Douglasville: Congratulations To Douglasville Planning & Zoning Administrator, Marissa Jackson, Adulting 101 Class + Seeing The 'Full Worm Moon' In Metro Atlanta, Douglas County School System: Parent Post #3, Douglas County School System: Teacher Recruitment Fair 23, Woman Convicted Of Stabbing Husband + Blairs Bridge Rd. Crouch said her daughter is out of the intensive care unit and in a regular room now. Police stand in the doorway of a home while investigating the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. In a tweet posted shortly before 4 p.m., the department said it . Once the investigation is turned over to her office, Racine said they'll then determine the appropriate charges. Several children were gunned down as they fled on a street, neighbors said. To request removal of your name from an arrest report, submit these required items to arrestreports@patch.com. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]. By WSBTV.com News Staff July 13, 2022 at 5:43 pm EDT. She said no decisions will be made until her office has the complete file. Get all the stories you need-to-know from the most powerful name in news delivered first thing every morning to your inbox. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks], Conyers police asking people to avoid area over death investigation. While leaving, at least two people in the vehicle began. Warrants have been issued for the arrests of Abel Santiago, Ovicel Santiago and Victor Maldonado, for their involvement in Felixs death. Police responded. Neighbors said family of young girl who died at gas station just moved here a few months ago. Authorities said the 19-year-old was supposed to buy a homemade weapon the 13-year-old created. Felix, 21, was shot Wednesday night during an alleged drug deal in the parking lot near the McDonalds, according to Douglasville police. The 19-year-old and another unidentified person allegedly robbed Kyra's brother and tried to flee with the weapon instead of paying. Legal Statement. There will be a candlelight vigil to remember the teenager in Lawrenceville on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. According to Douglasville Police Chief Gary Sparks, officers were called to the Intown Suites Extended Stay motel off of Thornton Road just within the Douglasville city limits at 9:30 a.m. [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks] Photos show a white SUV that appears to be smashed in the front. Updated Dec 19, 2020. See the latest announcement from City of Douglasville; Jackson received certification. They had recently moved to Douglasville from Gwinnett County. Pounds said the teen was making "ghost guns" from start to finish. Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said the gunman shot six people before fatally shooting himself, and the two surviving victims are children, but children are also among the dead. "I never imagined anything would happenlike this, You don't think - it's right here at Christmas and people - unfortunately the world's gone crazy," Tonya Jones, who was inside the mall at the time, told FOX 5. December 31, 2021 DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) A Georgia police department is investigating a shooting early Friday that left a 15-year-old dead. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (The Associated Press). "And then I heard four more shots.". Follow Ray Henry on Twitter: http://twitter.com/rhenryAP. Henry "Hank" Taylor will be awarded the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) "Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award on Saturday, Feb. 25 (12-2 p.m. Georgia; Douglasville; I-20; source: Bing 2 views; . Legal Statement. (AP Foto/David Goldman) (The Associated Press), A couple embraces as they wait after requesting to speak with police officers upon arriving at the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The shooting happened around 12:24 a.m. on Deering Court. Police say shots were fired at Arbor Place Mall after a fight between two women. "Its so sad," Pounds said. With Wednesday's one-point win in the Class 6A quarterfinals, Alexander coach Jason Slate got win No. He thanked the citizens of Douglasville and Douglas County for their support and assistance in the case and encouraged them to stay involved. 'We're not going to do this in Georgia anymore' | Prosecutor fighting to stop animal abuse, NASCAR star Chase Elliott hurts leg in snowboarding accident, Forecast | Cooler air moving in for the weekend, Metro Atlanta, north Georgia hit with widespread damage after storms produce powerful winds, A teen girl was killed. (AP Photo/David Goldman), Police stand in the doorway of a home while investigating the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. He is expected to survive. Douglasville Police Detective Sean Williams said Felix . Sign up for free Patch newsletters and alerts. Griffith turned herself in around 11 p.m. Sunday night. Aug 8, 2016. (Ashlyn) was shot behind her ear and it came out through the side of her eye right here.. According to Douglas County deputies, the family pulled up to the gas station pleading for help after the 14-year-old suffered from gunshot wounds. DOUGLASVILLE, GA A person was shot Thursday afternoon, and authorities say a person is in jail in connection with the shooting. The deadly shooting happened at the Kroger Douglas Commons on Hospital. Very few details have been released about the crash, but Channel 2 Action News was on the scene at Veterans Memorial Highway in Douglasville Thursday night. Authorities did not release the names of the victims because they were still trying Saturday to contact the next of kin. The injury the person sustained was not life-threatening, authorities said. Jones said the gunshot was extremely loud and everyone began screaming and tell each other to get down. Segn la polica, el agresor armado mat cuatro personas, incluida su ex esposa, e hiri a dos nios en el lugar. The frantic situation played out at a Marathon gas station on. The victim, Ashlyn Crouch, is being treated at a local hospital and is expected to be released, police said. Brandon Hallman was working on a car a few houses down when the shooting started. Straughn said he thinks the family was on the way to the hospital, but stopped when they realized the girl was not breathing. Teresa Carter, 59, said she heard the gunfire from inside her home but did not see what happened. A passenger in the victims car was able to take a photo of the woman. Policas investigan un ataque a tiros en una vivienda en Douglasville, Georgia, el sbado 7 de febrero de 2015. DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. - Gunfire in a Douglasville shopping center has left a 21-year-old man dead late Wednesday night. "All of the sudden, people just started rushing past, rushing past, rushing past. Authorities told Patch no further details will be released at this time. Carter said she often saw the children playing in the driveway and around the neighborhood. DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. - Police have arrested a woman accused of shooting . 2023 Cox Media Group. For information on family engagement opportunities and tips on how to help your children succeed in school, take a look at this: See the latest announcement from the school system, which centers on this recruitment fair. Douglasville police searching for person of interest in shooting, LIST: Schools across Georgia closing early ahead of possible severe weather, National Park Service says never push a slower friend down when escaping a bear, Family displaced after tree falls on home, More than 100 Kias, Hyundais stolen in metro Atlanta so far this year, High interest rates result in repossessed cars, lawmakers discuss regulation, Fate of students one of many questions for Buckhead cityhood movement, Sign up for Atlanta News First Newsletters. Ashlyn Crouch told her mother that the car she was riding in accidentally cut Griffith off. Market data provided by Factset. Douglasville police said the victim was riding in the front passenger seat of a. 2023 FOX News Network, LLC. All rights reserved. Witnesses saw two women pull the child out of the car in a panic. The child, whos name and identity have not been released, died at the gas station as distraught family members looked on, witness Jaquan Straughn said. According to Douglasville police, the shooting started with a fight between two women, with cameras capturing a brawl shortly before the shots rang out. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. Medics arrived and took him to a hospital. Closure. A fight between two women led to a shooting Saturday afternoon at Arbor Place mall, Douglasville police said. 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The quickest way to get caught up on the most important things happening today in Douglasville. In a Wednesday afternoon press conference days after 14-year-old Kyra Scott was tragically shot and killed in Douglasville Saturday night, Sheriff Tim Pounds said her 13-year-old brother. Douglasville police told Channel 2 Action News they have arrested two people connected to a shooting involving a 3-year-old boy on Saturday morning.. 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"This baby was taken in a bad way," Kyra's aunt previously Angela Berry told 11Alive. A Channel 2 Action News photographer captured video as police blocked off the busy shopping center. See the latest announcement from the Douglas County College and Career Institute. Multiple bullet holes could be seen on a driver's side window. Parking lot crime typically goes up around the holidays so police encourage shoppers to lock your car and close your windows, make sure all valuables are removed from your vehicle, and remain vigilant when you leave a store. Horrified neighbors called 911 and then tried to help the severely injured victims as best they could before rescuers arrived. Her little brother and another teen are in custody. Jason Slate called it the 'biggest shot' in Greg Dunson's . Anyone with information should contact Det. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (The Associated Press), Police stand in the doorway of a home while investigating the shooting scene where authorities say five people are dead, including the gunman, in Douglasville, Ga. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The shooting happened Saturday around 3 p.m. in a subdivision about 20 miles west of Atlanta, Douglas County Sheriff's Lt. Glenn Daniel said. DOUGLASVILLE, GA A person was shot Thursday afternoon, and authorities say a person is in jail in connection with the shooting. The Douglasville Police Department told 11Alive that the Douglas County Sheriff's Office is the agency investigating this case. 2 arrested, 3 more still on the run after man shot to death in Kroger parking lot. By using this website, you accept the terms of our Visitor Agreement and Privacy Policy, and understand your options regarding Ad Choices. In a Wednesday afternoon press conference days after 14-year-old Kyra Scott wastragically shotand killed in Douglasville Saturday night, Sheriff Tim Pounds said her 13-year-old brother admitted to shooting her. Many people in the Douglasville community want to know if the shooting was an accident, but Douglas County deputies were not ready to answer that question yet. Judge Susan Camp with the Douglas County Magistrate Court said Griffith went to get her nails done after the shooting. All rights reserved. Douglasville police said Janaya Campbell, 29, is in custody in the Calhoun County Jail, and Ismael Gomez, 26, is in custody in the Dougherty County Jail for involvement in Angel Felixs death. Douglasville Police, in a Facebook post, said officers arrived at a home at about 12:30 a.m. Man dies after running from officers; police dog shot April 18, 2021 [DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]. The shopping center has several stores, including a Kroger grocery store. They enjoyed petting her dog. But there are still three other people wanted in connection to the shooting. The shooter then exited on Chapel Hill Road. Police say shots were fired at Arbor Place Mall after a fight between two women. According to officials, officers responded to the Royal Inn and Suites on Durelee Lane after reports of a fight that occurred. But there are still three other people wanted in connection to the shooting. The family later told 11Alive they stopped there while rushing to the hospital. According to Douglasville PD, officers responded to a person shot at the Comfort Inn at 5487 Westmoreland Plaza Tuesday morning around 12:50 a.m. and found a 23-year-old female with non-life threatening gunshot wounds in the lobby of the hotel. The shooting took place around 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of Mill Trace and Pritchards Mill Trail, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. Investigators believe the gunman killed himself at the end of the shooting spree. Medics arrived and took him to a hospital. The shooting occurred around midnight at Douglas Commons Shopping Center. You've successfully subscribed to this newsletter! Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, By using this website, you accept the terms of our Visitor Agreement and Privacy Policy, and understand your options regarding Ad Choices. "I've been in law enforcement out here 20 years and this is the worst I've ever seen," Daniel said. The Douglasville Police Department said officers arriving at the scene found the victim lying next to a BMW SUV. On Monday, there was still a bullet hole in a window of the home on Vicki Lane, where a neighbor said the shooting happened. He was crying, Straughn said. Latest I-20 Douglasville Georgia News Reports. Two people have been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a man last week in the Douglasville shopping center. 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