Claxton, GA (December 29, 2023) - At the request of the Evans County Sheriff’s Office, the GBI is conducting an aggravated assault investigation.  

The preliminary information indicates on Thursday, December 28, at about 9:00 p.m., officers responded to a 911 call about gunshots being fired on Bailey Street in Claxton, GA. When officers arrived on scene, they found a Glennville man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital for medical treatment where he is in stable condition.  

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact the GBI Tip-line. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app. 

This investigation is active and ongoing.  Once the investigation is complete, it will be given to the Atlantic Circuit District Attorney’s Office for prosecution. 



Assistant Special Agent in Charge Danielle O'Connor