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Alpharetta shooting suspect caught
Picked up in Atlanta

by Jonathan Copsey

October 03, 2013

ALPHARETTA, Ga. Police have captured the suspect in the Sept. 22 shooting of an Alpharetta man.

Timothy C. Pierce, 32, of Spring View Court, Milton was arrested early Oct. 4 on charges of aggravated battery, possession of a knife during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

"He is currently sitting in Fulton County Jail with no bond," said Lt. Brian McGee, a Fulton Sherriff's Department spokesman.

Pierce was picked up on Mt. Zion Road in Atlanta by Fulton County police on a DeKalb County warrant.

Police said residents of Planter's Ridge Lane, off Cumming Street, reported hearing gunshots about 3:22 a.m. Sept. 22. Police responded and found the victim shot multiple times outside a townhome.

The victim was taken to North Fulton Hospital and survived the shooting.