Two dead in Chattooga County shooting, warrants issued for suspect

August 27, 2019--9:19 p.m.

STAFF REPORTS

Two are dead, one wounded in a Tuesday morning shooting near the Floyd-Chattooga County Line.

According to Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader, it is believed the man who was wounded was the one who called 911.

The call was received at the Floyd County E-911 Center and it was determined the incident location was a residence on Highway 100 in Chattooga County.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Steven James Mauldin (PICTURED), charging him with two counts of murder along with other charges.

A manhunt is underway for Mauldin at this time.

He is believed to be in a sliver, 2003 Honda Civic with a Georgia license plate number of RMR8244.

Law enforcement from neighboring Floyd County in Georgia and Cherokee and DeKalb Counties in Alabama have been assisting in looking for Mauldin.