Published On: Sun, Nov 1st, 2015

Police arrest suspect in double shooting Saturday

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metro crimePolice have charged a suspect who turned himself in after two men from Nicholls and Jesup were wounded in an altercation near Canvasback Road in Chatham County Saturday.

Austin Montover, 19, surrendered to police soon after the 10 p.m. shooting of Jimmy Batten, 35, of Nichols and Josh Wolfe, 33, of Jesup.

The two were spotted by a passerby who called 911 and both were taken to a hospital with wounds that did not appear to be life-threatening.

Montover was charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

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