TCSO identifies men arrested in connection to drag strip shooting

Published 9:14 am Monday, September 24, 2018

Two brothers were arrested following a shooting at the LaGrange Drag Strip Saturday morning.

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office released the names of the men arrested Monday morning, after a shooting resulted in a 31-year-old Greenville man being life flighted to an Atlanta area hospital.

Jaquez Grier, 18, and Trentavious Grier, 34, both of Atlanta, have been charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

According to TCSO, the victim was in stable condition Saturday morning after being shot in the chest. According to the press release, two shots were fired but only one struck the victim.

Officers responded to the scene at 1:08 a.m., after a large altercation broke out at the drag strip, which is located at 123 Heard Road.