The Newton Police Department and Newton County Sheriff’s Department are investigating a shooting Sunday night at the Newton Quick Food Mart No. 2, in which opposing parties exchanged gunfire and three people were injured.
Newton County Sheriff Joedy Pennington said the incident occurred at 8:50 p.m. And he confirmed that the incident was gang-related.
One suspect is in custody, and they are looking for at least two additional suspects. He did not release the identities of the suspects as no formal charges were filed as of Monday morning.
This is developing story. Be sure to check Wednesdays edition of The Newton County Appeal for more information.