Wrens man hospitalized after being shot by a former deputy

Crime News

The GBI is investigating a Tuesday night shooting in Jefferson County.

It happened just after 10 p.m. on the 200 block of Peachtree Street.

The Police Chief in Wrens says a homeowner there told investigators someone knocked on their door.

When he answered it, a man lunged at him.

There was a scuffle and the homeowner shot the man.

The wounded man was taken to the hospital.

No word on his condition or whether any charges are being filed.

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