UPDATE: Report of Shots Fired Followed by a Wreck in Monroe
Georgia State Patrol officials confirm they are working a wreck in Monroe that involved shots being fired. Details have been updated.
UPDATE: Georgia State Patrol spokesman gave details regarding the wreck. Information on the shots fired has been deferred to Monroe Police Department and will be made known when MPD comment on the incident.
The GSP public information officer reported that the crash was a head-on collision between an Expedition and a Toyota Corolla. He declined to give the names of the people in the Expedition since they were involved in the first incident being worked by MPD. He reported that incident involved shots fired prior to the collision. They were reportedly not the at fault vehicle as the expedition was hit head on by the Toyota, according to GSP.
The driver of the Toyota is Brenda Joyce Tillmon, age 59, from Monroe. She was charged with failing to maintain lane and a seat belt violation. She was taken to Clearview Regional to be examined. Her injuries were not serious. The collision happened on Nowell Street in Monroe.
Report of shots fired following, or before, a wreck in Monroe (Nowell Street) Thursday afternoon. Georgia State Patrol confirmed they are currently working the case - will follow up with details as soon as they become available.