Georgia man arrested for shooting father during argument, GBI says

A Barnesville man was arrested Tuesday after the Georgia Bureau of Investigation said he shot his father during an argument.

Around 8 a.m. Tuesday, deputies from the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office arrived at a home on Johnstonville Road to investigate a shooting.

When deputies arrived, they found Charles Ogletree, 64, dead from a gunshot wound.

An investigation revealed that Charles Ogletree’s son, Charkinta Ogletree, shot his father during an argument.

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Deputies arrested Charkinta Ogletree and took him to the Lamar County Jail.

The GBI continues to investigate this incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office at 770-358-5159 or the GBI Milledgeville Regional Investigative Office at 478-445-4173. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.


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