NWGA Scanner | July 4th, 2022

Floyd County Police investigating shooting that injured three at Lock and Dam Park

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at a camping facility shortly after midnight Monday morning. Investigation of the incident is still ongoing with all victims expected to survive.

The suspect has not been identified at this time. Three campers were struck by birdshot; two declined treatment and one was transported to a local medical facility. It is unknown if the shooter was a registered camper at the time of the incident

The shooter is described as a middle-aged, slender black male driving a gray car.

The incident occurred at the Lock and Dam Park in the area near the boat ramp. The county owned recreation facility is located in southern Floyd County, where it offers camping, boating and outdoor recreation.

Witnesses report that the vehicle was speeding through the camping area and was a danger to children at the campsites. A confrontation occurred and at some point the suspect fired approximately four shots, striking three people.

Two victims Dustin Dunlap, 28, of Dallas and Zander Haslett, 23, of Dallas received injuries to the head and torso but were not transported to the hospital. A third victim, David Cole, 31, unknown address, was transported to the hospital by ambulance but is expected to survive.

Information can be directed to Investigator Austin Webb at 706-314-0915.