By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Gainesville man accused in Sunday shooting
Jonas Jenkins
Jonas Jenkins

A Gainesville man was arrested Tuesday, April 24, following a shooting east of downtown.

Garrick Hunter, 36, of Gainesville was shot in the abdomen Sunday, April 22, in the 2300 block of Fern Drive, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office said in a Wednesday morning, April 25, news release. He is in stable condition, Lt. Scott Ware said.

Investigators obtained a warrant Tuesday for Jonas Emanuel Jenkins, 28, and took him into custody at a home on Myrtle Street.

Ware said Wednesday he was “unaware of any motive at this time.”

Jenkins is charged with aggravated assault, the Sheriff’s Office reported.

He was booked in to the Hall County Jail. Bond had not been set as of Wednesday morning.

Regional events