Family Dispute Turns Violent: One Injured in Warner Robins Shooting Incident

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On February 9, 2024, at approximately 5:00 pm, Warner Robins Police Patrol Units responded to reports of shots fired and a person shot at the 100 block of Gordon Street. The incident, stemming from a family domestic issue, unfolded as a 60-year-old female made a distress call, revealing she had fired a weapon at her 62-year-old brother.

According to the caller, the brother had been assaulting her husband, a 68-year-old male, striking him repeatedly on the head with a pipe. The shooting occurred when the assailant persisted in his attack despite warnings to desist.

Upon arrival, officers secured the scene, ensuring the safety of all involved parties, and coordinated with Houston Healthcare EMS to provide medical assistance. The injured parties were stabilized and transported to nearby medical facilities for further treatment. The suspect was taken to Navicent-Atrium, while the caller’s husband was admitted to Houston Healthcare-Watson Campus.

An 80-year-old female, identified as a witness at the scene, corroborated the sequence of events leading to the shooting.

Detective K. Thompson has taken charge of the investigation into the incident. Anyone with pertinent information is urged to contact Detective Thompson at 478-302-5380 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers.