UPDATE: Man arrested after attempted home invasion leaves victim with gunshot wound

Man arrested after attempted home invasion leaves victim with gunshot wound

THOMSON, GA (WFXG) - A GBI official has confirmed a shooting at the Southern Villa Apartment Complex in Thomson.

An 18-year-old male, Quinterious Bailey, was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault after an attempted home invasion that occurred Tuesday, Dec. 3.

According the incident report obtained by FOX 54, a deputy from the Thomson Police Department arrived to the scene around 8:28 p.m. when a witness met the deputy outside stating that his friend had been shot and was losing a lot of blood. Upon entering into the Southern Villa Apartment, the deputy found the victim on the kitchen floor with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injury.

While still on the scene, deputies spoke with another witness who told the responding deputy that she was washing her hair in the kitchen sink at the time of the incident. Per the incident report, the witness also told the deputy that she did hear a knock at the door, heard a gun shot shortly after, and stated the victim came back into the kitchen area stating that “he had been shot”. The responding deputy says that the witness told the deputy that she did not see who shot the victim.

As other law officials arrived to the scene to look for shell casings and speak with more witnesses, the incident report states that the responding deputy observed a black 2019 Dodge Challenger with two semi auto handguns in the driver seat. The deputy goes on to state that he saw the witness who initially met him outside, go into the Dodge Challenger shortly after the deputy arrived to the scene.

Authorities say, while they were still on the scene, dispatch advised that the suspect had arrived to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

According to GBI, Thomson Police Department requested assistance from GBI Crime Scene Unit at the location.

The victim and the suspect are in stable condition, deputies say.

Stick with FOX 54 to bring you the latest details on this developing story.

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