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Bond denied to shooting suspect

POSTED: July 21, 2009 10:31 a.m.
A man is currently being held in the Liberty County Jail for a shooting in Walthourville during 4th of July weekend.
Anthony Pointer was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a gun on July 5, according to Walthourville Police Department records.
Pointer, 21, came to stay with Rydasha Davis, his child’s mother, in Glenbrook Mobile Home Park on July 4.
He wanted to get back to Savannah before 11 a.m. July 5 and the two got in argument. Pointer allegedly became upset and threatend to rush Davis.
Davis, 19, called her uncle to the mobile home to make Pointer leave. Pointer allegedly shot Davis’ uncle and aunt in the home’s kitchen.
Pointer fled on foot.
The victims were transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah and treated, according to detective Tracy Jennings with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Department.
Around 2 p.m., another detective found a hand gun under another mobile home in L.A. Estates off Dunlevie Road.
Jennings said there was no reason to suspect Pointer was under the influence of drugs or alcohol during the alleged crime and he was not tested at the time of his arrest.
Pointer was denied bond when he appeared before the magistrate judge July 7.
“The next step will be up to him and his attorney,” Jennings said.
They have the option of asking for bond again.
Lt. Wade Long of Walthourville Police Department responded to the incident but felony charges are handled through the sherriff’s department. They have taken over the investigation.
“They basically were just the responding agency,” Jennings said of the Walthourville police.

 

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