Man charged in county shooting


Officials have charged a Madison County man in connection with the late Monday morning shooting of two teenagers north of Canton.

Antonio Deon Thomas, 25, has been arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault.

The call came in at 11:55 a.m. Monday, May 3 that a shooting had occurred at 130 Branch Quarters Road, according to county spokesman Heath Hall.

When asked about a motive Hall said that they the case remains under investigation.

“We do not have any new information at this time,” Hall said on Wednesday.

When deputies arrived they found two juvenile males shot and transported them to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Thomas was taken into custody Monday afternoon.

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