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Reidsville resident shot while walking Sunday night

An 18-year-old Reidsville resident was air lifted to a hospital in Augusta after being struck by a bullet on Sunday, October 16, 2022, on Highway 56 in Reidsville. 

Jahimarrioum Jarmaine Lawson was walking down the highway with Bobbie Bacon, 34, and Tyrrea Armstrong, 24, when shots were fired. Lawson was struck by a bullet, and the three individuals fled the area. 

Reidsville Officer Snell heard the gun shots around 9:40 p.m. when he was patrolling Industrial Drive, and he made contact with the victim, Bacon, and Armstrong on Lawson Street. Tattnall EMS was called, and Lawson was transported to OPTIM Medical Center – Tattnall before being transported to Augusta. 

This is an active and ongoing investigation by the Reidsville Police Department (RPD) and the Tattnall County Criminal Investigative Division (CID). Anyone who has any information, please contact RPD at (912) 557-4013 or Tattnall CID at (912) 557-6554.