A Forsyth teenager was arrested and two others are wanted for trying to carjack a vehicle and firing gunshots at the driver near Forsyth Gardens Apartments in the wee hours of Aug. 2.
Vontavian Freeman, 19, of 130 Sydney Woods, Forsyth was arrested and charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault for allegedly trying to steal a white Nissan Altima from Nicholas Epps. Inv. Alexander Daniels of the Forsyth Police Department said that the men had a struggle over the vehicle and as Epps drove away Freeman fired three shots at him and missed. The altercation happened on Moreland Avenue next to Forsyth Gardens Apartments. Daniels said they identified Freeman as a suspect and arrested him later that day.
Daniels said they are questioning another suspect in the case and are looking for a third suspect as well. Freeman is being held without bond. Anyone who has information in the case is asked to call Forsyth police at 993-1005.