A mom and her juvenile son lately have been charged following a shooting Friday in Grovetown. Authorities say the mom drove a automotive as her son fired a handgun out the window.
The son, 15, was charged with two counts of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm in the course of the fee of a criminal offense. His mom, Arleta Bryant-Allen, was charged with two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and possession of a firearm in the course of the fee of a criminal offense.
Grovetown Police Chief Jamey Kitchens famous in a information launch that the shooting stemmed from an argument that began contained in the Circle K at Horizon South Parkway and Wrightsboro Street. The altercation continued exterior, which led to the sufferer retrieving a handgun from his spouse when she arrived at the scene. Police mentioned that is when others concerned in the argument retreated to a automobile in the parking zone pushed by Allen.
Police mentioned Bryant-Allen exited the parking zone onto Horizon South at which era her son fired six rounds from a .380 handgun out of the rear window towards the sufferer and his spouse. Kitchens famous no accidents.
After reviewing surveillance footage, police acknowledged Bryant-Allen’s automobile. It had beforehand been stopped and cited in Grovetown for a visitors offense.
Investigators made contact with Bryant-Allen, who turned herself in alongside along with her son hours later. She additionally surrendered the firearm used in the shooting. She was transported to the Columbia County Detention Heart whereas her son was taken to the Regional Youth Detention Heart.
This text initially appeared on Augusta Chronicle: Grovetown Police arrest mother, son for Circle K shooting Friday