|Rockdale Sheriff’s deputies arrest 19-year-old in weekend shooting|
CONYERS—The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a Saturday night shooting that left one man critically injured, in what investigators believe was a drug deal that went bad.
The suspect taken into custody is Christopher James Randall, 19, of Conyers.
Randall was charged with aggravated assault and is currently being held in the Rockdale County Jail.
Mayo was taken to an Atlanta area hospital and is currently in extremely critical condition.
Deputes responded to a person shot in front of Building J at the apartments.
When deputies arrived, they found the victim lying unconscious with two gunshot wounds.
Witnesses at the scene told deputies that they heard the gunshots and saw the suspect running through the woods towards Brandon Glen Apartments, holding what appeared to be a handgun.
After making contact with the suspect’s girlfriend, deputies and investigators found the suspect in the bathroom and he was taken into custody at approximately 9:45 p.m.
The handgun believed to have been used in the shooting was also recovered inside the apartment.