WILKES COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – The Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a possible drive-by shooting after one victim was reportedly shot.
According to Wilkes County Emergency Services, there was a 911 call for a possible drive-by shooting in the vicinity of Ashley Avenue on Wednesday morning.
According to authorities, Ashley Drive runs between Washington Wilkes Comprehensive High School’s Tiger Stadium and Washington-Wilkes Primary School just outside of downtown Washington, Georgia.
According to Wilkes County Emergency Services, authorities located a victim with a gunshot wound to his lower leg/ankle area.
Authorities say the victim was stabilized and transferred to a Level 2 Trauma Center.
Wilkes County Sheriff Mark Moore tells WJBF that the case remains under investigation.