The Sunrise Report: Gunshots at Lenox

Here is your local news roundup for Sunday, December 6.

Yesterday’s Headlines:

  • Shoppers at Lenox Mall were startled by gunshots Saturday Evening. As it turns out, the shots were accidental and were the result of a man with a gun adjusting his pants and accidentally firing the gun. The man ran and has not been found.
  • Police are searching for a man who has been missing since October.
  • A homeless man in Savannah was shot and killed by police.
  • Reminder: The pandemic isn’t over just because you’re over it. In fact, it is picking up steam rapidly.

Weather:

Temperatures will get all the way up to about 50 degrees today. There is a slight chance of rain. Temperatures will be above freezing in the overnight hours.

Coronavirus Update:

5,167 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Georgia yesterday, 48 people died and 218 people were hospitalized. It is looking more and more like Georgia will be having A Very COVID Christmas.

Quote of the Day:

“Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were all my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!” -Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Other News:

  • President Trump was in Valdosta yesterday asking voters to vote for David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler while at the same time casting doubt on the election process as a whole. And in case you missed it the first 30 times the last couple of weeks, the president doesn’t have warm feelings toward Brian Kemp right now.
  • Speaking of Brian Kemp, the governor told Trump in a phone call yesterday that state law prohibits him from interfering in an election.

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