NCSO seeks information about Monday shooting

COVINGTON, Ga. – Investigators with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information about a Monday shooting that left one man wounded.

According to an NCSO report, deputies were dispatched to Bentley Place Way around 8 p.m. Dec. 4 on a report of a shooting.

The victim told deputies that he, a family member and a friend were in his vehicle and when he turned into the neighborhood the vehicle behind them pulled up next to his vehicle and began shooting.

A sheriff’s office spokesperson said the lone victim was transported to a hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his thigh.

NCSO is asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact Cpl. Jocelyn Detweiler at 678-625-1448. You can also provide information and remain anonymous by contacting the TIP line at 678-625-5007 or at newtonsheriffga.org.