COLUMBIA COUNTY, Ga. (WFXG) - Two men are in custody after a domestic violence incident that led to a shooting Tuesday morning.

According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded to the 600 block of Shipley Ave. for a reported domestic violence situation and a shooting. Deputies spoke with the victim who told them she and her boyfriend, thirty-one-year-old Jeleel Jamar Cunningham, were moving her belongings out of the home when she was attacked by her ex-boyfriend, thirty-year-old Dontavious Marquese Leggett.

While Cunningham was away from the home, Leggett reportedly began attacking the victim, striking her face, choking her, and dragging her through the home. He also reportedly destroyed items in the home by pouring bleach on furniture and smashing a TV.

The victim says Cunningham confronted Leggett and produced a gun. Leggett then ran while Cunningham fired at him.

On their way to the home, a deputy spotted a white Chevy Impala reportedly being driven by the shooter as it was leaving the neighborhood. The deputy pulled the Impala over and took Cunningham into custody.

The sheriff's office has charged Cunningham with aggravated assault, second-degree criminal damage to property, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and reckless conduct. They've charged Leggett with aggravated assault, second-degree criminal damage to property, battery, and theft by taking.

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