Man recovering from multiple gunshot wounds - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

Man recovering from multiple gunshot wounds

LINCOLN COUNTY, GA (WFXG) -

A man is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds after the victim says a simple conversation escalated to an attempted robbery.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened at 1016 Kent St. around 2:00 p.m. Sunday.

According to the Sheriff's Office, Christopher Jones and the suspect, known only as "Troy", were talking in his house, and that's when things turned violent.

Jones told deputies he was talking with the suspect in the back room of his house when the suspect pulled out a handgun and tried to rob him. Jones pushed him off, which is when the suspect started firing, hitting Jones in the left hand and thigh.

Jones was taken to GRU and is expected to be okay.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is still looking for the shooter, and say he was driving a maroon four door vehicle, possibly of a Nissan make. Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 706-821-1080, and all calls can be anonymous.

Copyright 2014 WFXG. All rights reserved.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Trump says Dems using 'con game' to sink Kavanaugh court bid

    Trump says Dems using 'con game' to sink Kavanaugh court bid

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 12:42 AM EDT2018-09-25 04:42:21 GMT
    Tuesday, September 25 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-09-25 18:44:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a FOX News interview, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Washington, about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Brett Kavanaugh, with his wife Ashley Estes Kavanaugh, answers questions during a FOX News interview, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Washington, about allegations of sexual misconduct against the Supreme Court nominee.

    Trump and Republican leaders accused Democrats on Monday of a smear campaign by using accusations by two women of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh in the 1980s to try scuttling his Senate confirmation.

    More >>

    Trump and Republican leaders accused Democrats on Monday of a smear campaign by using accusations by two women of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh in the 1980s to try scuttling his Senate confirmation.

    More >>
  • Luke Bryan concert will cancel school in Edgefield County for a day

    Luke Bryan concert will cancel school in Edgefield County for a day

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-09-25 18:43:54 GMT
    Crowd at a concert (source: Pixabay)Crowd at a concert (source: Pixabay)
    Crowd at a concert (source: Pixabay)Crowd at a concert (source: Pixabay)

    Luke Bryan will be holding a concert in the Sweetwater Community on Oct. 5 and, due to the increase in traffic volume and potential road closures, Edgefield County Schools have decided to cancel school for the day.

    More >>

    Luke Bryan will be holding a concert in the Sweetwater Community on Oct. 5 and, due to the increase in traffic volume and potential road closures, Edgefield County Schools have decided to cancel school for the day.

    More >>
  • Bill Cosby gets 3-10 years, deemed 'sexually violent predator'

    Bill Cosby gets 3-10 years, deemed 'sexually violent predator'

    Tuesday, September 25 2018 2:21 PM EDT2018-09-25 18:21:09 GMT

    Cosby, 81, and his chief accuser, Andrea Constand, attended both days of the sentencing hearing in the suburban Philadelphia courthouse.

    More >>

    Cosby, 81, and his chief accuser, Andrea Constand, attended both days of the sentencing hearing in the suburban Philadelphia courthouse.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly