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Newton County woman charged in early Sunday morning shooting
Katelynn Sabrina Copeland
Katelynn Sabrina Copeland

COVINGTON, Ga. – A Newton County woman is out on bond after her arrest early Sunday in connection with the shooting of a Covington woman.

Deputies arrested Katelynn Sabrina Copeland just past midnight July 8 after responding to the report of a person shot.

According to a Newton County Sheriff’s Office incident report, a person driving the victim pulled into the Newton County fire station on the Covington Bypass where she was found in the back seat of a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound in the upper left chest. 

The victim was reportedly transported to Grady Hospital in Atlanta. The Covington News has been unable to obtain an update on her condition.

Copeland was charged with aggravated assault, violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act and possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime.