West Point Police Dept. investigating shooting

Published 2:17 pm Friday, June 9, 2017

The West Point Police Department is searching for two men allegedly involved in a shooting on Thursday night on the 1100 block of Avenue L.

The police department announced through a press release Friday afternoon that it had obtained warrants for the arrest of Delani Scott, 38, and Deonte Scott, 22, for aggravated battery and aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Both Delani and Deonte Scott are residents of West Point.

Once on the scene at around 11:30 p.m., officials located a male lying on the ground and provided medical aid. The West Point EMS/Fire transported the man to West Georgia Medical Center, where he was treated for a single gunshot wound.

The West Point Police Department is asking for help in this investigation and is encouraging anyone who may have information about this incident to contact the West Point Police Department at (706) 645-3525 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.