Swainsboro PD investigating after physical altercation ensues in Walmart

Swainsboro PD investigating after physical altercation ensues in Walmart

EMANUEL COUNTY, GA (WTOC) - Swainsboro Police are investigating after a family feud led to an assault in Walmart, Wednesday night.

Police were dispatched to the store around 6:40 p.m. in reference to a physical altercation between two people. Near the self checkout area in the front of the store, officers found two men covered in blood. They were identified as 27-year-old Jason Williams of Nunez and 57-year-old Larry Williams of Swainsboro.

Witnesses informed officers on scene that Jason Williams was checking out in the self checkout area when he was jumped by Larry Williams. Both men sustained injuries and needed medical attention, which was requested by officers.

Officers came to the conclusion that Jason Williams was completing his purchase when he was jumped by surprise by Larry Williams due to an ongoing disagreement between the two.

Criminal charges are forthcoming as the investigation continues.

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