Suspect charged in connection to Valdosta shooting

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By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
July 21, 2017

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) – A man has been arrested and charged in connection to a shooting in Valdosta earlier this month.

The Valdosta Police Department announced Friday the arrest of 24-year-old Darius Hollis, of Quitman, in connection to a shooting on Fresno Street on July 9.

The shooting sent one person to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the shoulder.

Following an investigation, Hollis was identified as a suspect in the case and warrants were signed for his arrest.

VPD says Hollis was located and apprehended in North Florida late last week and extradited back to Lowndes County on Thursday.

Hollis is charged with aggravated assault, and police say additional charges are pending.

By: WCTV Eyewitness News
July 9, 2017

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Valdosta Police Department is investigating a Sunday night shooting.

The shooting happened just after 7:22 p.m. on the 1600 block of Fresno Street.

Once on the scene, officers found a victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The victim was given first aid and was transported to a local hospital, where they are listed in stable condition.

Initial reports suggest that a dispute between several people broke out on Fresno Street. At some point, multiple shots were fired and the victim was struck in the shoulder.

Police reports state that some of the people involved in the dispute left in multiple vehicles.

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