Man shot in leg on Christmas Day
Andy Simmons Staff Writer
LaGrange police are searching for three suspects involved in a shooting that occurred Wednesday.
According to a LaGrange police report, at around 1:58 p.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Mitchell Avenue in reference to a person shot.
Upon arriving, officers made contact with Quentavious Tucker, 23, of LaGrange, who had been shot once in the leg by the unknown suspects, the report said.
Tucker claimed that the unknown suspects entered the apartment and assaulted him with a handgun, the report said.
The suspects were described as three black males. One was described as “light skinned,” around 25 years old, with a beard while the other two males were described as “dark skinned” and younger with skull caps, the report said.
After Tucker was assaulted, the suspects allegedly fled the scene in two vehicles, the report said. One was a teal in color Dodge Charger and the other was a silver in color Honda.
Tucker was taken to Columbus Regional Medical Center where he was reported in satisfactory condition this morning.
This case is still under investigation. Anyone who has additional information regarding this case should contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000, or text an anonymous tip to 274637, keyword “LAGRANGE”. Tips can also be submitted online at www.lagrangega.org or www.facebook.com/lagrange.police.
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