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BREAKING: NCSO investigating morning shooting
NCSO Deputies and Crime Scene Units respond to 10 Hunters Ridge Drive Tuesday morning. - photo by Darryl Welch

COVINGTON, Ga. - Deputies with the Newton County Sheriff's Office are investigating a Tuesday morning shooting on Hunters Ridge Drive after a male was found to be shot. 

Hunters Ridge Drive is the location of an early morning shooting that occurred Oct. 23. - photo by Darryl Welch

NCSO Spokesman Deputy Michael Gregg told The Covington News a male was shot in the lower right leg and deputies are on scene investigating. 

The incident occurred at 10 Hunters Ridge Drive, in Covington, around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. 


The Covington News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. 

Staff Writer Darryl Welch contributed to this report.