Crime

Arrest made in Bibb shooting

Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Early Willis, 59, of Patterson Road, on Thursday and charged him with aggravated assault after Willis allegedly shot Antonio Smith, 43, a report said.

According the report, deputies were responding to a domestic dispute on Will Hall Drive at around 4 p.m. Thursday when Smith’s wife Regina flagged them down. Antonio Smith was in his car, holding rags to his head after being shot after an altercation with Willis. Deputies ordered Willis out of his truck and arrested him, the report said.

Willis told investigators that Smith came up on him and started to beat him. Willis then crawled to his truck, where he got his gun and fired, the report said. Smith was transported to The Medical Center of Central Georgia.

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