Griffin police have arrested a second teenager in connection with the shooting of a woman during a dispute over a stolen bicycle Sunday evening.
Rasheed Shareef Redding, 16, was taken into custody Tuesday and will be charged as an adult in the case, police said.
He and another teen — 18-year-old Michael Marquavious Jester — were sought by police after a dispute over the stolen bike erupted in gunfire Sunday night, sending 51-year-old Virginia Sanchez to the hospital with serious injuries, authorities said.
Jester was taken into custody on Monday, AJC.com previously reported.
Police said the shooting occurred just before 8:30 p.m. along Hallyburton Street, where Sanchez lives. She was taken to Wellstar Spalding Regional Hospital and then to Atlanta Medical Center, but an update on her condition wasn’t immediately available Wednesday evening.
Investigators confirmed that the suspects, both from Griffin, went to the home to confront someone about the stolen bike. At some point, “one of them discharged a firearm, striking Sanchez,” Griffin police said in a Facebook post.
Another home in the area was also hit with an apparent stray round, though no one inside was injured.
Both Redding and Jester are charged with aggravated battery, five counts of aggravated assault with a weapon and criminal trespass/damage to property, police said.
Redding faces additional charges of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a pistol by a person under 18 years of age, records show.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Griffin investigators at
770-229-6450, ext. 526.
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