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Judge's wife charged in Tuesday shooting


Sheila Lee Futch Photo courtesy, Facebook Sheila Lee Futch

The wife of Bacon County State Court Judge Kenneth Futch was arrested Wednesday and charged with allegedly shooting her husband during an incident that occurred Tuesday night in Alma.

Officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's Douglas Regional Office and the Bacon County Sheriff’s Office charged 53-year-old Sheila Lee Futch with one count of aggravated assault. Mrs. Futch, a teacher at Bacon County Elementary School, was arrested and transported to the Bacon County Sheriff’s Office.

Bacon County deputies responded to 216 Port’s End Lane in Alma around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a report of a shooting, where they discovered Judge Futch had sustained several gunshot injuries. He was transported to the Bacon County Hospital from the scene and later flown to Shann’s Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida where officials report he remains in stable condition.

Last modified onWednesday, 06 April 2016 17:06
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