Two men arrested in Thomson shooting

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THOMSON, G.A. (WJBF) – Two men are facing charges after an early morning shooting in Thomson.

22-year-old Fornzcia Huff and 20-year-old Casey Williams were taken into custody this morning following a shooting on the 500 block of Knox Street.

Both are currently being held at the McDuffie County Jail.

Huff is charged with Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony.

Williams is charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

The charges stem from an incident early Thursday morning, around 1:15 a.m., when Thomson Police officers were dispatched to a home on Knox Street in reference to shots being fired in the area.

The GBI was requested to assist around 2:30 a.m.

Huff and Williams were taken into custody before GBI officials arrived.

No injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing.


UPDATE: THOMSON, G.A. (WJBF) – According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation there was a shooting in an area on the corner of Knox Street and Anderson Avenue.

The call came in around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Thomson Police Department are currently out working the scene.

According to our WJBF NewsChannel 6 reporter, a suspect entered the residence and fired shots.

Two male suspects were taken into custody before GBI arrived to the scene.

Charges are pending against both people in custody. Identities will be released later today.

No injuries are reported.


THOMSON, G.A. (WJBF) – According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation there was a shooting in an area near Knox Street and Anderson Avenue.

The call came in around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Thomson Police Department are currently out working the scene.

At this time there are no reports of injuries, deaths, or of the suspects.

WJBF NewsChannel 6 has a reporter out investigating more as the story develops.

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