2018-06-27 / Front Page

Two weekend shootings


Harvey Harvey Woman shot at Tall Pines

A Blakely woman was shot Saturday afternoon during what authorities believe was a domestic dispute at Tall Pines Trailer Park on South Blvd. in Blakely.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a 911 call around 4:45 Saturday afternoon of “a person being shot at Tall Pines Trailer Park lot #38.”

Upon arriving at the scene, they learned that Annie Reed, 44, had been struck by gunfire and was being transported to the emergency room by private vehicle.

Witnesses at the scene identified the shooter as James Harvey, 23, of Dawson and described the vehicle he was driving when he left Tall Pines.

Spotting the suspect vehicle a short time later, a patrol division captain pursued, and initiated a high-risk traffic stop of the vehicle on Magnolia St. A second deputy arrived to provide backup and Harvey was taken into custody.


Horn Horn Reed was treated at LifeBrite Hospital and later transferred to a Dothan hospital for surgery. She is reportedly listed in stable condition.

Sheriff’s Investigators note the shooting appears to have stemmed from an ongoing domestic dispute over visitation of a child.

Harvey is facing nine counts of aggravated assault; five counts of first degree cruelty to children, based on the assault taking place in the presence of the children; and one count of first degree burglary.

Mulberry Lane shooting

A Blakely man is also facing charges stemming from another weekend shooting incident Sunday afternoon on Mulberry Lane.

Deputies responded to a 911 call around 3:55 Sunday afternoon reporting “shots fired on Mulberry Lane.”

During investigation authorities learned two individuals who had been drinking began arguing over a woman. The argument escalated into threats and one of the subjects, Patrick Horn, 40, of Blakely, reportedly left to retrieve a gun from his residence.


Pugh Pugh Horn returned with the gun and allegedly pointed it at two individuals, then fired the gun into the air. He allegedly then pointed the gun at the victims and pulled the trigger, but the weapon did not fire.

A sheriff’s investigator assisting deputies with the investigation, obtained a search warrant. A weapon matching the description given by the victims and witnesses was later retrieved from the suspect’s residence.

Horn was taken into custody at the scene and is being held in the Early County Jail, facing two counts of aggravated assault and one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Genita Pugh, 53, was also arrested and charged with one misdemeanor count of obstruction of an officer stemming from statements and actions she made during the initial stages of the investigation.


Douglas Douglas WANTED

The Sheriff’s Office told the News Tuesday that Olajawun Douglas, who is wanted in connection with the June 9 shootings on North Church St., is still at large. Douglas has been charged with three aggravated assault warrants

Any one wi th information about Douglas’ whereabouts is asked to call the Sheriff ’s Office at 723- 3577 or their nearest law enforcement agency.

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