VIDALIA, Ga. (WSAV) – Police say two men have been arrested and one is at-large in connection with a shooting that injured multiple people in a typically quiet Vidalia neighborhood. One of the victims is just 10 years old.
According to the Vidalia Police Department, Tykeavius Walker, 20, and Dominique Henderson, 24, both of Vidalia, have both been taken into custody for the Nov. 9 shooting.
Denarius Atkins, 29, of Vidalia, is wanted for four counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Aggravated Battery, and one count of Cruelty to Children 2nd Degree. He is described as a black male, 6’0” and 200 lbs. with black hair and brown eyes.
Anyone with information on Walker is urged to call Vidalia Police at 912-537-4123, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Eastman Office at 478-374-6988 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 912-386-4480.
According to the Vidalia Police, officers responded around 8:45 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9 to a report that three people had been shot inside a vehicle on Wiggins Street. The driver, who had been shot, drove himself and other victims to Meadows Regional Medical Center.
Inside of the car was 43-year-old Creg Page, 34-year-old Rosanna Simpson, and two children, ages two and 10. Page and the 10-year-old child both suffered gunshot wounds. Simpson was also shot multiple times.
A short time later, police say a fourth victim involved arrived at the hospital. Terrence White, 45, was in a separate car at the time and was also shot.
All three adult victims were treated and released. The 10-year-old victim was airlifted to Memorial Hospital in Savannah in serious condition. His current condition is unknown at this time.
Police say on Tuesday, Nov. 12, Walker was arrested during a traffic stop on North Main Street. Henderson was arrested by the United States Marshal Service on Friday, Nov. 15 at his place of employment.
Both were charged with four counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Aggravated Battery, and one count of Cruelty to Children 2nd Degree.