LOUISVILLE, Ga. (WJBF) – Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating a recent shooting that left one person injured.
On Saturday, May 6, officers from the Louisville Police Department and Jefferson County Sherriff’s Deputies responded to the 500 block of Old US 1 in Louisville, Georgia, in reference to a shooting called in to 911.
Once there, they found 23-year-old Michael Smith suffering from one gunshot wound to the chest.
EMS transported him to Jefferson Hospital where he was treated before being airlifted to Augusta University’s Trauma Center.
On Monday, May 8, investigators with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested and charged 17-year-old Jyrelle Tarver of Wadley with two counts of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes, and possession of a firearm by someone under 18.
Tarver is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail with no bond.
The incident is being investigated by the Louisville Police Department, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the GBI.
If you have any information concerning this shooting, please contact investigators at 478-625-4014 or the GBI at 706-595-2575
Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they become available.