On January 7, 2018 at approximately 1:30am the Social Circle Police Department was dispatched to the 600 block of Meadows Ln Social Circle, Ga in reference to a fight. Prior to our arrival, Walton County 911 advised that a male subject had been shot multiple times and left the location in a silver car. Walton County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were flagged down by a silver car on Hwy 11 in the area of Lipscomb Rd. Inside the car were three juveniles who stated their uncle, who was driving, had been shot multiple times. The victim identified as 27 year old Jonathan Rajiv Gresham from Monroe was transported to Clearview Regional Hospital and later died from his injuries. Social Circle Police Department has arrested 32 year old Keith Katrell Malcom from Monroe in connection with the homicide and he is being held at the Walton County Jail charged with aggravated assault, murder, four counts of cruelty to children, possession of a firearm during a commission of a crime, possession of firearm by a convicted felon and possession of schedule 1 drugs with intent to distribute.
Thus far, the investigation revealed that there was some type of verbal argument inside the residence during a get together between Jonathan Gresham and Keith Malcom. The two men went outside and shots were fired. As of now, it is unknown what the argument was about and this investigation is still on-going. SCPD is being assisted by the GBI, Walton County Sheriff’s Crime Scene, Walton County DA’s Office and Walton County Coroner’s Office.