Alpharetta shooting suspect caught


ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Police have captured the suspect in the Sept. 22 shooting of a Milton 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.

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