Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly shot and killed the driver of a car in Hall County, Georgia. The shooting occurred on the entrance ramp from Jesse Jewell Parkway to I-985 northbound in Gainesville. The suspect, Deon Altron Ellison, is currently at large and wanted for felony murder, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery. Anyone with information about Ellison’s whereabouts is asked to call 911. shooting-driver-141335703.html” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>WSBTV.com News Staff reported
Authorities are continuing their search for an individual who allegedly shot and killed a man while they were traveling together in a vehicle in Hall County. The incident took place on the entrance ramp from Jesse Jewell Parkway to I-985 northbound in Gainesville, and reports of the shooting were received by deputies just after 1:30 a.m. on Friday. Upon arriving at the scene, law enforcement officers discovered the lifeless body of the driver, identified as Jeremiah James Bonds, a 23-year-old resident of Flowery Branch.
The investigation revealed that Deon Altron Ellison, a 24-year-old resident of Gainesville, was a passenger in the vehicle. It is believed that an argument ensued between Ellison and Bonds as they were exiting the interstate. Regrettably, the dispute escalated to the point where Ellison drew a handgun and fatally shot Bonds in the head. The precise relationship between Ellison and Bonds has not been disclosed by authorities.
Following the shooting, the vehicle veered through the intersection and came to a halt in a ditch. Ellison, who is now considered a fugitive, was last seen heading towards the Rabbittown community. Local news outlet Channel 2 Action News This Morning has extensively covered the ongoing manhunt for Ellison, who has yet to be apprehended.
Law enforcement officials have issued warrants for Ellison’s arrest on charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery. Individuals with any information regarding Ellison’s whereabouts are urged to immediately contact emergency services by dialing 911.
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