Suspect apprehended in Thursday night shooting

A Chipley man was charged in connection to a shooting incident late Thursday night.

Chipley Police Department responded to the call at 1317 Kay Avenue in reference to a gunshot victim around 10 p.m. when an altercation occurred between 51-year-old Stan F. Williams and the victim.

CPD investigators determined Williams had entered the residence and was advised to leave. During the altercation, Williams shot the victim in the abdomen with a small caliber weapon and fled the scene.

Williams was located a short time later at a residence in the area of Joiner Road and was taken into custody by Washington County SheriffÂ’s deputies. Williams was booked at the Washington County Jail. He is charged with aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and burglary with assault or battery.