Valdosta Police investigate deadly shooting

Valdosta Police investigate deadly shooting
(Source: WALB)

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - On Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 7:30 pm., Valdosta Police officers responded to the Cumberland Court Apartments on Meadow Run Circle, after several people called E911, saying that they had heard gunshots.

Officers found a Valdosta man, Christian Thomas, 20, dead on the ground.

Detectives are treating this investigation as a homicide, and it appears to be an isolated incident, and the motive is unclear.

At this time, the investigation is active, and VPD will release more details when available.

“Our thoughts go out to the family and friends of Christian. Detectives are continuing to thoroughly go through the evidence recovered in this case. If anyone has any information or details pertaining to this case, please call 229-242-2606,” said Interim Chief Leslie Manahan.

“If anyone has any information or details pertaining to this case, they are asked to please call the Valdosta Police Department at 229-242-2606,” said VPD Lieutenant Adam Bembry.

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