AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office made two arrests in a shooting investigation after an incident on Deans Bridge Rd Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting reportedly occurred at America’s Best Value Inn on the 3300 block of Deans Bridge Rd.

A male victim was shot at least once and was taken to an area hospital for treatment. The victim stopped a Gold Cross medical unit at approximately 3:45 p.m. advising of the gunshot injury. 

Investigators have arrested Derrick Kim Barnes and Tabatha Lynn Jenkins in connection to the shooting.

Barnes is being charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and a felony count if theft by receiving stolen property. Jenkins is being charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and a felony count of theft by receiving stolen property.

According to warrants for her arrest, Jenkins was in possession of two handguns, a .380 caliber handgun and a Taurus 9 MM handgun. Warrants allege that the Taura G2s 9MM semi-automatic was stolen property and was held by Jenkins without plans to give it back to the registered owner.

Jenkins and the victim previously lived together at the America’s Best Value Inn where the shooting occurred, according to two of the warrants for Jenkins’ arrest. Warrants also list Jenkins as an employee of the Inn where the shooting took place.  

The victim is still in the hospital and is listed in critical condition at this time.