Man shot on Auburn Avenue after verbal altercation turns physical

Published 7:34 pm Sunday, February 19, 2023

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A man was shot on Auburn Avenue Sunday after a verbal altercation turned physical, according to a LaGrange Police Department press release.
The victim was shot in his left thigh, which was not considered a life-threatening injury. The suspect, Antonio Dunlap, was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
LPD officers initially responded to Wellstar West Georgia at approximately noon in reference to a subject that had been shot. They met with the victim, who said the incident happened around 11 a.m.
The LPD is asking anyone with information on this incident to call the LaGrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.