Suspect charged with shooting a woman in the face

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DALTON, Georgia (WDEF) – Dalton Police have arrested a suspect from an early morning shooting at the Park Canyon Apartments.

Police found 23 year old Darby Amos with gunshot wounds to her hand and jaw.

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She was eventually flown to a hospital in Chattanooga for treatment.

Officers detained 22 year old Matthew Holcomb at the scene.

Two young children in the apartment were not hurt and were turned over to family members.

So far, investigators believe that Holcomb and the victim knew each other, but they are unsure of their relationship.  The investigation continues.

Holcomb faces charges of aggravated assault, aggravated battery, and cruelty to children in the 3rd degree.