Two individuals have been arrested – charged with Attempted Murder in connection with a shooting incident taking place Monday night in Cherokee County. Meanwhile the search for a third suspect continues.
Sheriff Jeff Shaver tells WEIS Radio that deputies responded to a residence on County Road 22 in the Kirk’s Grove community just prior to 10:00pm and upon their arrival they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.
The victim was transported by Redmond EMS to a regional hospital, where he immediately underwent surgery. He is currently listed in stable condition.
Investigators arrested two suspects Tuesday afternoon: Anthony Matthew Gilreath of Centre age 29, and Stephen Eric Parker age 47 of Lindale, Georgia. Both were taken into custody at a residence on Highway 9 in the Ellisville area and taken to the Cherokee County Detention Center, where they were each booked in on a charge of Attempt to Commit Murder.
The search continues for 54 year old Michael Gilreath of Rome, Georgia, who is also wanted for Attempted Murder.
Anyone with information on his current whereabouts should contact the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office at (256) 927-3365.
We’ll continue to follow this story as it develops.