Thanksgiving for one woman ended with rounds of gunfire, a trip to the hospital and her being fearful for her life.
The 28-year-old victim was having Thanksgiving dinner at her friend's house when her estranged husband, 29-year-old Christopher Worley of Jonesboro, showed up to the property around 11:30 p.m. allegedly intoxicated and began firing off rounds from a handgun.
According to the police report, when Worley showed up at the property at the 100 block of Odyssey Turn, he stated he was there to pick up his wife. As she was gathering her belonging from the residence, Worley allegedly fired four or five shots from the firearm, a Glock 27 .40 caliber weapon, into the air.
Conyers Police Department spokesperson Crime Analyst Kim Lucas said that Worley may have fired the shots because either his wife wasn't moving fast enough for him or because she rebuked his request to leave with him.
Lucas says the victim was afraid for her friend's family inside of the house and for her friend's neighbors.
"(She) agreed to go with him to get him to stop shooting," she said.
When his wife went outside to leave with him, he allegedly fired another five to six shots, four of which hit the front of the house.
Once with him, the victim began to text her friend back at the house in which she stated she was "scared and needed help," according to the report. By this time, Conyers Police had arrived to the scene.
Through text messaging, the victim fabricated an illness to convince her husband to take her to Rockdale Medical Center. Her friend told the officers where they were heading and the officers arrived at the hospital and arrested Worley.
Worley is currently in Rockdale County Jail. He's being charged with six counts of aggravated assault, reckless conduct, discharging a firearm under the influence of alcohol, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, discharging a firearm on a public highway and kidnapping.