#UPDATE | 10:45 am – The RCSO has released the names of the shooter and the victim in this case. The shooter has been identified as 71-year old Freda Drake.
Drake is charged with 1 count of Murder and 1 count of Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime and will be booked into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center.
The victim is identified as James Christopher Drake. It has been learned that this was the result of a domestic violence situation.
HEPHZIBAH (WJBF) – The Richmond County sheriff’s office is investigating a shooting at 3892 Wendell Street in Hephzibah.
The incident happened around 6:30 Thursday morning.
The 75-year old victim was shot in the head his wife is in police custody. No word on her charges just yet.
Investigators are labeling this incident as a homicide.