Police investigating shooting incident near Glynn County park

GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. — Glynn County Police Department is investigating a shooting incident at Selden Park.

According to GCPD, gunshots went off in the area on Sunday, July 24, around 11:13 p.m.


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The gunshots were believed to be coming from the rear parking lot where a silver Jeep Cherokee was located.

Officers positioned themselves at the park exit to help visitors leave safely and intercept any suspects.

While doing so, GCPD says a person, later identified as Delan Genardo Burton, began to shoot into the air from a silver Chevrolet Impala. The handgun he was using was stolen, GCPD says.

Burton was detained and charged with theft by receiving stolen property, reckless conduct, discharging a firearm near a public street, open container and DUI.

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Officers tried to confront the person inside the Jeep Cherokee but the driver fled across the athletic field and abandoned the vehicle at Ross Road and Newcastle Street. GCPD is still searching for the driver.

Fortunately, no one was hurt.

Anyone with information related to this incident should call GCPD Major Crimes Unit at 912-554-7802. To remain anonymous, call Silent Witness at 912-264-1333 or 912-554-7845.

Police are specifically looking for any video of the shooting.

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