Created: Sun, 28 Jul 2013 08:33:00 EST
Updated: Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:16:32 EST
The Wheeler County Sheriff's Office and Glenwood Police Department responded to a fatal shooting at the Apple Village Apartments on Snowhill Church Road in Glenwood about 9:30 Sunday morning.
Wheeler County Sheriff Maurice Johnson Jr. tells WGXA that an altercation between Butch Anderson, 47, and his brother-in-law Steve Sutton, 47, became violent and Sutton shot Anderson.
Anderson was being prepared to be life-flighted from the Lower Oconee Hospital, but had complications before flight and was pronounced dead at Lower Oconee.
The GBI assisted the Wheeler County Sheriff's Office with the investigation.
Sutton has been charged with murder. A bond hearing is scheduled for Sutton for July 30.
It's the first Wheeler County homicide since December, 2011.