Man charged in Quality Inn shooting

Published 10:00 am Wednesday, July 29, 2020

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A man wanted for a shooting at the Quality Inn in LaGrange last week has been arrested on aggravated assault-gun and possession of firearm or knife during certain felonies.

Shannon Lamar Scott, 42, of Valley, Alabama was wanted for a shooting that allegedly occurred at the hotel on July 22. Scott allegedly fired a gun and struck a 39-year-old. The victim was flown out to an Atlanta-area hospital, according to Det. Duke with the LPD.

Scott fled the scene in a Chevy truck with Alabama plates, according to the LPD press release. He was arrested in Alabama on Monday, according to Sgt. Robert Kirby.