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      Dougherty County drug deal turns into robbery and shooting

      22-year-old Jacolvie Curry was attempting to purchase narcotics from 33-year-old Sederrick Culbreth / Dougherty County Jail


      The Dougherty County Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened at the Pitt Stop Mobile Home Park on Tuesday evening.

      Police say 22-year-old Jacolvie Curry was attempting to purchase narcotics from 33-year-old Sederrick Culbreth, but Culbreth had other plans.

      "Mr. Culbreth attempted to rob Mr. Curry and a fight ensued. During the fight, Mr. Culbreth was shot," said Sergeant Chad Kirkpatrick.

      Culbreth is hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries and faces charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault.

      Police are further investigating charging both men for the selling and purchasing of narcotics.

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