Summerville Police Report more Info on Sunday Drive-By Shooting Incident

August 4th, 2022 – 11:20 AM

Via WZQZ Radio –

On Sunday of this week, shortly after midnight, Summerville Police officers were dispatched to 44 McGinnis Circle in reference to shots fired from a vehicle.  The vehicle fled the scene before officers arrived.

Summerville Police say that during the initial investigation, officers were able to obtain the vehicle description and the identities of the driver and the shooter.  A witness identified the driver as Tristan Lively and Sean Sammons as the shooter.  Police say, fortunately, there was no one injured or property damaged as a result of the shooting.

During the on-scene investigation, officers received information that the suspects were in the Menlo area.  Chattooga County Sheriffs Deputies were able to pick up the suspects for questioning.  Deputies also recovered the gun from the vehicle that was used in the shooting.

Lively and Sammons were charged with six counts of aggravated assault, one count each of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and one count of discharging a firearm near a roadway.

Summerville Police say that the investigation is still ongoing into the incident.  Police say that if anyone has any information about the shooting incident, they should contact Detective Josh Strauss at 706-859-0192

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