Man shot in face while sleeping

Steena Hymes

April 17, 2014

A man was shot in the 100 block of Carver Street this morning around 1:30 a.m.

According to the report, officers found Jerry Godwin, 59, bleeding from the face after several rounds were fired through the home and one bullet struck Godwin in the face while he was sleeping.

Godwin was life-flighted to Grady Hospital where he is listed in stable condition according to the report.

Officers investigated the scene but were unable to locate any suspects in the area, the report said.

This case is under investigation. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is to contact Troup County Crime Stoppers or the LaGrange Police Department.