Man, dog dead and woman injured in Newnan shooting

A man and dog are dead and a woman was injured in a triple shooting in Newnan on Friday afternoon.

It happened just after 2 p.m. near the corner of Salbide Avenue and Thompson Street, about a block and half off of the downtown square.

The GBI joined investigators with the Newnan Police Department in executing a search warrant on the home where the man was found shot to death. He was later identified by police as 60-year-old Willie Charles Hunter.

Officers were also seen at a home where the woman was found shot in the leg.

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Police are investigating a triple shooting Newnan on June 16, 2023. (FOX 5 )

A block or two in the neighborhood were blocked off as investigators worked to try to piece together what happened.

A man was arrested and charged with homicide, aggravated assault, and animal cruelty. His name has not been released.

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