The Union Springs Police Department received a call from the Bullock County Hospital stating that there was a male subject who had arrived with gunshots.
Officers from the department arrived at the hospital for more information about the victim and to gather information about the suspect(s) involved.
It was learned that the shooting took place in the parking lot of the Greenway Service Station, also referred to as Citgo between Hwy 82 and Baskin Street. The investigator was called out to assist officers in accessing the scene.
The victim was D’Laquoris Manuel, a 40- year-old black male. The victim was involved in a verbal altercation with Shaquille Baldwin.
The altercation turned physical and a .40 caliber handgun was produced. Baldwin fired the weapon several times striking Manuel in the upper and lower body a total of three times.
Video footage from the surveillance was captured.
Manuel was taken by private vehicle to Bullock County Hospital. Lieutenant Lewis was able to take a statement from Manuel. Manuel was transported by helicopter to Baptist South. Baldwin is charged with First Degree Assault. Baldwin was later apprehended and placed in the County Jail.