Heather Smith, of Covington, died in a fatal shooting in Social Circle

Heather Smith Death – Cause of Death – Heather Smith, 24, of Covington, was the victim of a deadly shooting in Social Circle on Sunday, 12th of December 2021. Reports states that another victim identified as 26-year-old Quantavious Banks of Social Circle was also wounded in the incident. A Social Circle man has been charged in connection to the shooting that claimed the life of Smith, Social Circle Police Department officers reported.

Authorities were alerted to the Ronthor Drive and Tower Road area at about 2:10 p.m. on Sunday. When they got to the scene, they found the two shooting victims. Smith was pronounced dead at the scene and Banks was transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities stated. Desmond Sherron Jackson, 22, from Social Circle was apprehended in connection with the shootings.

According to the SCPD, the suspect is being held at the Walton County Jail on two counts of aggravated assault, one count of aggravated battery, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and felony murder. Investigation into what led to the two shootings is ongoing at the moment. News outlets mentioned that the Social Circle Police Department is receiving assistance in the investigation from the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, the Coroner’s Office, the Walton County District Attorney’s Office and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

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