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Father, son charged in home invasion

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Joe Demery, Joshua Demery (Source: Glynn Co. Police Dept.) Joe Demery, Joshua Demery (Source: Glynn Co. Police Dept.)
BRUNSWICK, GA (WTOC) -

Two Brunswick men have been charged in connection with a shooting, home invasion and chase on Thursday in Glynn County.

Glynn County police were called at 11:21 a.m. Thursday to a home on Godley Road on a report of a shooting.

The woman who lives there Uneeka Canty, 35, suffered two gunshot wounds to her head. She told the officers that she arrived home to find a man inside her home. Police said the home was broken into and several items were stolen.

Police said the man shot her twice and took off in a dark blue Jeep Cherokee.

Officers spotted the Jeep going west on Highway 99 and a chase began. The chase ended on Highway 17 in the area of the Jekyll Island Causeway when the Jeep lost control and flipped several times landing in the marsh. The two men in the Jeep ran. A search was launched and they were taken into custody without incident.

Joshua Lachaud Demery, 26, was charged with aggravated assault, burglary. His father, Joe Demery, 44, was charged with aggravated assault, burglary.

Canty was taken to Memorial University Medical Center.

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