Thu. Jan 26th, 2023

A Georgia man and a woman were charged for their involvement in the shooting of a three-year-old boy in Lithia Springs on Jan. 21.

23-year-old Devante Porter 29-year-old and Jermecia Martin were charged with aggravated assault, cruelty to children to the second degree, reckless conduct, making false statements and tampering with evidence.

On Saturday morning, EMS were discharged to an extended stay hotel on West Market Circle to respond to a call about an injured child. Upon arrival, EMS involved law enforcement and transported the little boy to a hospital.

Police have not released any information on the victim, including an update on his current condition. It is not yet clear what relationship or connection the two charged have with the child.

Tell us your thoughts...

By Buffy Gunner

Independent Journalist + Business Owner | Lover of all things true crime. Mantra: Only YOU can be YOU. | Los Angeles Born | buffygunner@illicitdeeds.com