UPDATE – Authorities have identified the suspect in the incident as 23-year-old Derrick Beckham, who is being charged with reckless conduct and simple battery.
Beckham will not receive jail time due to the incident being a misdemeanor, but will still have to appear in court.
LAGRANGE, Ga. (WRBL) — Police responded to two calls on Juniper St. at 3:37 p.m., one from an anonymous source and one from a family member of the incident, where a family dispute turned into domestic violence.
According to police, the dispute started between a mother and daughter, when the son (in his early 20s) intervened with an AR-15 Diamondback shooting multiple shots into the air.
Nobody was injured in the incident and police are yet to confirm whether the son faces reckless conduct or terroristic threats.
A detective is on scene with the investigation ongoing.
Contact LaGrange Police Department with information at: (706)-883-2630