Southwest Georgia News Roundup: Blakely man injured in shooting early Monday




Investigators say a man was shot multiple times overnight.

According to a report, 37-year-old Derrick Lindsey was shot at 255 Mulberry Lane around 1 a.m. Monday.

Lindsey was transported to an Alabama hospital for treatment.

So far, no arrests have been made, but investigators said they do have a person of interest they’re looking for.

(WALB)

Meigs City Council wary of visit from state official

According to a report, 37-year-old Derrick Lindsey was shot at 255 Mulberry Lane around 1 a.m. Monday.

Lindsey was transported to an Alabama hospital for treatment.

So far, no arrests have been made, but investigators said they do have a person of interest they’re looking for.

THOMASVILLE — The Meigs City Council reacted less than enthusiastically when told that Assistant Attorney General Jennifer Colangelo would be meeting with it next week.

Colangelo told the Times-Enterprise on Friday that she will be meet with the council Dec. 15 at 5 p.m.

So will she be investigating us?” Council Member Stephanie Battle asked during Thursday’s council meeting.

“No, she will instruct on open meetings, open records, keeping the city commission in line,” Meigs City Attorney Tom Lehman said. “Instruction would be good.”

Battle nodded her head, “Free training.”

Mayor Linda Harris was far from overjoyed.
Read More at the Thomasville Times-Enterprise

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Blakely man shot multiple times overnight




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