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UPDATE: Lanett man arrested in connection with afternoon shooting

On Tuesday afternoon, officers with the Lanett Police Department responded to the area of 19th St SW and 16th Ave SW in reference to a gunshot victim.

Marco James Evans of LaFayette was the victim of a single gunshot wound to the leg.

Evans received medical treatment by Lanett EMS and was taken by air to Piedmont Columbus for further treatment.

As a result of the investigation, Prentis Malik Williams of Lanett was arrested and charged with robbery 1st Degree. Williams was processed and taken to the Chambers County Jail.