Three people shot on Heritage Road in LaGrange overnight

Three people shot on Heritage Road in LaGrange overnight

A triple shooting is under investigation by LaGrange Police after gunfire erupted early Saturday morning.

Police responded to the 200 block of Heritage Road on Saturday, February 24, 2024, at 12:55am about a person who had been shot along with several calls for shots being fired in that immediate area.

Officers located two people who had been shot. The first victim was located at his home at 217 Heritage Road suffering from a gunshot to his abdomen. 

A second victim, who is a juvenile, was located on the porch of 206 Heritage Road suffering from gunshots to his abdomen and arm. Emergency medical aid was provided to both of the subjects before they were flown to hospitals outside of the Troup County area for treatment. 

A third victim, also a juvenile, was struck in the arm and fled the area in a vehicle, driving himself to Well Star West Georgia for treatment. 

“The initial investigation revealed that the shooting was related to the illegal sale of marijuana in the immediate area of the shooting,” police said. The investigation is active and anyone with information or evidence of the crime is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department. 

“Arrests related to this incident are pending,” they added.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706-883-2603 or Detective Swanson at (706) 883-2648. Information can also be reported anonymously to Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000 and callers may be eligible for a cash reward.