UPDATE: Both suspects in Troup County home invasion turned shooting in custody

UPDATE: Both suspects in Troup County home invasion turned shooting in custody

TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - Both suspects involved in a Troup County home invasion turned shooting have been taken into custody.

Dusty Sivell was taken into custody on Jan. 1 after the Corvette one of the suspects left the scene in was located.

Steven Shane Aultman was taken into custody on Jan. 2.

According to police, a 47-year-old Troup County man was the only one inside his home across the street from Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church on S. Stateline Rd. when two men broke in, hit the homeowner over the head with an item and shot the homeowner in the chest, according to deputies.

“Unfortunately, there were no other witnesses they did leave out toward the Roanoke road highway 109 area and from there we don’t know if they went toward Alabama or Troup County - we don’t know at this point,” said Troup County Sheriff’s Sergeant Stewart Smith.

Authorities are searching for the other suspect who they says left the scene in the homeowner’s gold Jeep Wrangler, which has since been recovered.

The victim suffered a bullet wound to the chest and has been taken to a Columbus area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.

Aultman has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault
  • Conspiracy to commit a crime
  • Burglary-forced entry
  • Parole violation

Sivell has been charged with the following offenses:

  • Robbery
  • Aggravated assault-gun
  • Conspiracy to commit a crime
  • Burglary-forced Entry
  • DUI less safe
  • Improper passing solid yellow line
  • Operating a vehicle without a driver’s license
  • Reckless driving
  • Failure to maintain lane
  • Fleeing/attempting to elude
  • Probation violation

Suspect named in the Home Invasion from yesterday. Steven Shane Aultman is wanted in the home invasion and shooting on...

Posted by Troup County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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