Arrest made in Butts County event center shooting

A suspect has been arrested in a shooting Saturday at the Francis Event Center in Butts County.

According to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the Francis Event Center in Jenkinsburg, in reference to a person shot. Deputies arrived on scene and quickly secured the scene so Butts County EMS could respond and tend to the patient.

Deputies interviewed several subjects on scene and identified a possible suspect. The suspect had left the scene, but was located a short time later by Jackson Police Department and Butts County Patrol deputies.

The suspect was interviewed and arrested.

This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information pertaining to this shooting, please contact Inv. N. Baldwin 470-388-9915 or 770-775-8216.