A Tifton man is behind bars after shooting a person in the abdomen.
Tifton police say they received a 911 call Thursday morning to the Peterson Apartment Complex.
Upon arrival to the scene, they found Thomas Howard Jr. near the scene of the crime with a 45-caliber gun near the victim.
Howard was taken into custody and charged with aggravated assault.
The victim was taken to Tift Regional Medical Center for treatment.
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