Christopher Smith, 19, Arrested In LaFayette Shooting

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Christopher Smith
Christopher Smith

Christopher Lee Smith, 19, of Lafayette, Georgia, has been charged with a shooting Sunday morning at 201 Sequatchie Trail, north of Lafayette. 

The shooting incident left one person injured, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

An argument over money involving four people led to the shooting that injured James Lee, 39, who resides at 201 Sequatchie Trail. He is recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg.

Smith was arrested on an unrelated misdemeanor probation violation Sunday morning.  On Monday, he was charged with aggravated assault in connection to the shooting, Sheriff Wilson said.

As of Tuesday, Smith remains in the Walker County Detention Facility awaiting a bond hearing.


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