Suspect Hunted in Two Drive By Shootings in Fannin


The Fannin County Sheriff’s Office and Georgia Bureau of Investigation are searching for a suspect or suspects in two drive by shootings that occurred at approximately 2am on August 5th in the north portion of Fannin County. spoke with Sheriff Dane Kirby who confirmed several shots were fired into a house located on Blue Ridge Drive a few minutes before 2 am Wednesday morning, and then minutes later shots were fired into a house located on Barnes Chapel Road.  No one was reported to be injured from the gunfire however Sheriff Kirby did tell us one shot hit a wall in close proximity to a crib where an infant lay sleeping.

Kirby said his investigators are working along with GBI to develop leads and no arrests have been made at this time.   Investigators believe these shootings are not random but most likely related.

Anyone with information about the shootings is asked to contact the Fannin County Sheriff’s Office at 706.632.2044.


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