Deputies arrest one  in shooting incident

According to Appling County Sheriff Mark Melton, on December 29 at 4:15 a.m. deputies responded to 23 Iris Lane, Baxley, in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the victim, Damian Allen Griffin, 25.

Griffin was transported to Appling Healthcare System and later transported to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah.

The suspect, Dylan Ray Holder, 26, of Baxley, was taken into custody and transported to Appling County Detention Center where he is being held on charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, theft by receiving stolen property, and possession of methamphetamine.