Suspect arrested, charged with murder after deadly shooting in Appling County
APPLING COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - A suspect has been charged with murder after a deadly shooting in Appling County on Sunday, Nov. 19.
According to Appling County Sheriff Mark Melton, deputies responded around 1:14 p.m. to the 1100 block of Henry Griffin Road in response to someone being shot.
When deputies arrived, they found 72-year-old Jonathan Hayes deceased from a gunshot wound.
The sheriff’s office said 37-year-old Steven Lee Henry, of Baxley, was taken into custody a short distance from the shooting scene.
Henry has been charged with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during commission of a crime.
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