Man Behind Bars After Shooting

Villa Rica Ga -- A convicted felon is back behind bars in Carroll County after police said he shot a 14-year old female in the leg early Thursday morning. Her injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.

24-year old Dustin Sheffield of Temple has so far been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of methamphetamine and violation of probation with existing warrant. Additional charges are expected following investigation of the shooting which occurred on a property on Ringside Drive in Villa Rica.

Investigators believe the victim was a runaway and that she might have been accidentally shot during a dispute between Sheffield and another person.
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Topics : Law_Crime
Location : Carroll County
People : Dustin Sheffield