Washington County shooting injures 1 at graduation party

Washington County Sheriff's Office, Georgia
Washington County Sheriff's Office, Georgia(Contributed)
Published: May. 21, 2023 at 12:59 PM EDT|Updated: May. 21, 2023 at 1:03 PM EDT
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SANDERSVILLE, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting at a graduation party early Sunday.


Around 12:40 a.m., deputies responded to a call about gunshots at a graduation party in the 2200 block of Jackson Church Road a few miles southeast of Sandersville.

Once there, they found a victim who had been shot.

Deputies said, the 22-year-old victim was driven to Washington County Regional Medical Center by private vehicle. The victim was later transferred to an Augusta-area hospital.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to call the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.