According to Pat Morgan, special agent in charge of the GBI office in Thomson, on Thursday, June 28, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the FBI Safe Streets Task Force, and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office arrested D’Alviune Burnett, 17, at a residence in Martinez. Burnett was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the McDuffie County Jail. Burnett is charged with one count of Aggravated Assault.
Law enforcement officials in McDuffie County are currently looking for Kadarious Hobbs, 18, and Aundra Damarcus Hanson, 33, both of Thomson. Hobbs and Hanson are each wanted for one count of Aggravated Assault regarding the shooting incident at Spee-Dee Foods in Thomson on June 27.
On June 27, at approximately 3 p.m,, Thomson Police responded to the Spee-Dee Foods located at 503 Cobbham Road in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, law enforcement officials determined that a shooting incident took place in the store’s parking lot. Further investigation revealed that Aaryonna Coleman, 18, of Hephzibah and Tyquerion Steed, 17, of Thomson were injured during the shooting. Coleman and Steed were transported to area hospitals where they were treated and released for their injuries.
The GBI has been requested by the Thomson Police Department to assist with the investigation. Also, assisting with the investigation are the McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office, FBI Safe Streets Task Force, and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information concerning the whereabouts of Kadarious Hobbs or Aundra Damarcus Hanson is asked to call the GBI at 706-595-2575, McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office at 706-595-2040, or the Thomson Police Department at 706-595-2166.