4 Incidents of Shots Fired Under Investigation

Press Release
10/9/2017

Madison Bridges, Community Information Specialist
Statesboro Police Department
25 West Grady Street
Statesboro, Georgia 30458

The Statesboro Police Department is investigating 4 incidents of shots fired that occurred in various locations over the weekend.

On 10/6/2017 at approximately 10:20 pm, officers of the Statesboro Police Department responded to a call of shots fired at Parker’s Endzone on Lanier Drive. One gunshot injury was reported from the emergency room at East Georgia Regional Medical in relation to the incident a couple of hours later, the injury was not life-threatening.

On 10/7/2017 at approximately 1:40 am, officers responded to a call of shots fired at the Aspen Heights apartment complex. No injuries have been reported in relation to this incident at this time

On 10/8/2017 at approximately 1:00 am, officers responded to a call of shots fired at Copper Beech Town Homes. Through investigation, officers identified Brandon Jones as a suspect. Jones was placed under arrest on charges of Reckless Conduct and Discharging a Firearm within 50 Yards of a Public Highway and transported to the Bulloch County Jail. No injuries have been reported in relation to this incident.

On 10/8/2017 at approximately 11:10 pm, officers responded to a call of shots fired at The Renaissance apartment complex. While investigating this incident, officers arrested Quentin Williams for Carrying a Concealed Weapon and transported him to the Bulloch County Jail. No injuries have been reported as a result of this incident.

Detectives of the Statesboro Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau have been assigned to and are investigating these incidents. The investigations remain ongoing and further information will be released as it becomes available.

Chief of Police Mike Broadhead urges anyone with information regarding these incidents to please come forward and says, “As a community, we simply cannot tolerate acts of gun violence. Every member of our community has a vested interest in keeping our city safe, and we need the help of the community to send a strong message that will not allow lawlessness to exist. We ask for our citizens to call us with information when they know of any person in possession of an illegal firearm, for unlawfully carrying a firearm, and certainly for discharging firearms in public. The police department will aggressively pursue cases of gun violence and we will work to seek maximum penalties for those convicted of using a firearm in the commission of a crime.”

Suspect

Brandon Earl Jones

18 years old

Male

Pembroke, GA

 

Charges

1 count                 Reckless Conduct

1 count                 Discharging a Firearm within 50 Yards of a Public Highway

 

Suspect

Quentin Dustin Williams

29 years old

Male

Swainsboro, GA

 

Charges

1 count                 Carrying a Concealed Weapon
Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

Media inquiries for this incident should be directed to:
Community Information Specialist Madison Bridges
madison.bridges@statesboroga.gov
912-764-9911

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