CRIME

Authorities: 1 wounded, 1 arrested in shooting at Kia auto plant in Georgia

  • Authorities investigate after a shooting at a Kia Motors automobile plant Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in West Point, Ga. Troup County sheriff's Sgt. Stewart Smith, who confirmed the shooting Tuesday, said one person was wounded and had been taken to a hospital by helicopter. He said authorities had a lone suspect in custody. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Authorities investigate after a shooting at a Kia Motors automobile plant Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in West Point, Ga. Troup County sheriff's Sgt. Stewart Smith, who confirmed the shooting Tuesday, said one person was wounded and had been taken to a hospital by helicopter. He said authorities had a lone suspect in custody. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Authorities investigate after a shooting at a Kia Motors automobile plant Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in West Point, Ga. Troup County sheriff's Sgt. Stewart Smith, who confirmed the shooting Tuesday, said one person was wounded and had been taken to a hospital by helicopter. He said authorities had a lone suspect in custody. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Authorities investigate after a shooting at a Kia Motors automobile plant Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in West Point, Ga. Troup County sheriff's Sgt. Stewart Smith, who confirmed the shooting Tuesday, said one person was wounded and had been taken to a hospital by helicopter. He said authorities had a lone suspect in custody. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

  • Authorities investigate after a shooting at a Kia Motors automobile plant Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in West Point, Ga. Troup County sheriff's Sgt. Stewart Smith, who confirmed the shooting Tuesday, said one person was wounded and had been taken to a hospital by helicopter. He said authorities had a lone suspect in custody. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Authorities investigate after a shooting at a Kia Motors automobile plant Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in West Point, Ga. Troup County sheriff's Sgt. Stewart Smith, who confirmed the shooting Tuesday, said one person was wounded and had been taken to a hospital by helicopter. He said authorities had a lone suspect in custody. (Todd J. Van Emst/Opelika-Auburn News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT  (The Associated Press)

Authorities say one person was injured and a suspect has been arrested in a shooting at a Kia automobile plant in Georgia.

Troup County sheriff's Sgt. Stewart Smith confirmed the shooting Tuesday afternoon inside the auto plant near the Georgia-Alabama state line. Smith said one person was wounded had been taken to a hospital by helicopter. He said authorities had a lone suspect in custody.

Few other details were immediately available. Smith said authorities evacuated the plant and it appeared to be clear following a sweep.

He did not know how severely the shooting victim had been injured.

Spokesmen for Kia did not immediately return phone calls and an email message seeking further information Tuesday afternoon.