APD: Man shot during assault

Photo by Laura Williams

Photo by Laura Williams

ALBANY, Ga. -- Shots fired at 303-A Flintside Drive brought police to investigate at about 2:30 p.m. Friday, stated an Albany Police Department report.

Johnny Williams, 28, was shot in the right arm by a gunman who returned to the duplex after an earlier altercation, the report added. Williams was reported to be in good condition by a Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital spokeswoman.

"Williams was transported to Phoebe Putney (Memorial Hospital) emergency room by a private vehicle where he received treatment," said Phyllis Banks, police spokeswoman.

Police are searching for Alton Jerrod Jackson, 26, in connection with the investigation into this aggravated assault. He is described as 6 foot tall, weighing 150 pounds with a last address of 309 Southwood Drive.

Anyone with information should call Crime Stoppers at (229) 431- 8477, or investigators at (229) 431-3288.

During the early investigation police took Fredia Miller, 18, from the apartment in handcuffs. She left a baby behind. To look out for the baby's safety, officers called Dougherty County EMS.

The medical responders took the baby from the apartment in a plastic baby car seat. As it was moved to the ambulance the baby appeared unharmed.

It was thought Miller had warrants out for her arrest. When the investigation showed she had no warrants, Miller was called a witness to the shooting.

Police reports show that police had been called to the residence at 4:39 a.m. the same day for a domestic violence call with Miller listed as aggressor and Williams as victim. The report was labeled "unfounded."

Unfounded is a designation authorities use when there are no signs of physical fighting such as bruising, blood or broken furniture.

At one duplex beer was broken out and residents took out kitchen chairs seats to watch the show. People along Flintside Drive's block of single-story, brick duplexes watched the police investigation with interest.

A neighbor across from the crime scene, who did not want his name used, said violence was usual on "This the Flintside man."

He added, "It ain't always shooting. It is fights and arguments. It is like 'Boyz n the Hood' round here."