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911 caller: There's a baby outside Henry County dentist office


STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Authorities have released a 911 call in which a man tells dispatcher about an abandoned baby outside of a Henry County dentist's office.

Authorities said they received a call early Sunday that a baby had been dropped off at a dental office next to Piedmont Henry Hospital.

In the call, the man tells dispatchers, "I would like to report a baby at the Davis Family Dentistry across from the emergency ambulance entrance at Piedmont Medical. This is not a joke. Please go. Hurry." He then hangs up. (Click here to hear the call)

Abandoned Henry Co. baby a 'Safe Haven' law quandry


STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- Authorities in Henry County are trying to figure out if they’re going to press charges against a young mother and a man who they say abandoned a newborn baby at a dental office.

That baby boy was just a few hours old when first responders found him, they say he’s going fine.

Newborn infant found abandoned near Henry County hospital


STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Police have found the young woman they say abandoned her newborn infant near a local hospital.

Man shot in Stockbridge 'rolling dispute'


STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- Henry County police are investigating after a person was found shot in Stockbridge Thursday morning.

The incident happened in the area of North Henry Blvd. and Rock Quarry Road.

Early investigation has revealed that two vehicles with several people int hem became involved in what police were calling a "rolling dispute".

That's when one of the occupants began firing into the other vehicle striking a backseat passenger in the neck and shoulder area.

Police only have a basic description of the suspect vehicle and its occupants so far.

The vehicle is described as a dark sedan with three to four black males inside.

Police said that the victim's injuries are not expected to be life-threatening.

Federal drug agents raid home in Hampton


HAMPTON, GA (WXIA) – Federal drug enforcement agents executed what appears to have been a large raid on a home Tuesday afternoon in Hampton.

11Alive News learned of the raid in a phone call from a neighbor on Winston Way, near the border of Hampton and Lovejoy. The spoke of trucks and bags being brought out of the nearby home.

The DEA is saying few words about what happened – simply that this was a case in Alabama that found its way to Georgia.

Local DEA agents worked with the office out of Montgomery, Alabama. We spoke with several people who live on the block – a normally calm area that, based on location alone, has a natural police presence.

“It’s a quiet neighborhood. We have a jail down the street,” said neighbor Edward Koivu. “Clayton County has a gun range down the street. There’s a lot of police coming and going all the time, so I can’t see anyone doing anything stupid.”

Police arrest robbery suspect after shootout, chase


STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- Authorities say a robbery suspect exchanged gunfire with an officer and then led police on a chase through two counties on Tuesday.

According to Clayton County Police, an officer saw the suspect, identified as 25-year-old Brandon Hoskins, get out of his vehicle and pistol-whip the driver of another car. Detectives got out of their vehicle and told Hoskins to stop. The detectives said Hoskins then fired shots at them, got back into his car and fled.

Detectives then chased the suspect into Henry County. According to police, Hoskins wrecked the vehicle at a stop sign around Banks Drive at Flipped Road and fled on foot.

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