Waycross Police make arrest in overnight shooting

Waycross Police make arrest in overnight shooting

WAYCROSS, GA - The Waycross Police Department has arrested one man and charged him with murder following an overnight shooting. Edgar Ivan Velasco-Catalan was arrested around noon on Sunday.

Police say a 20-year old man was shot and killed around 2:30 Sunday morning outside of a local business in the 200 block of Knight Avenue.

The victim's name has not been released pending the notification of the next of kin. Police say he was shot in the chest by someone in a car in the parking lot.

The body has been sent to the crime lab in Savannah for an autopsy.

The GBI, Coffee County Sheriff's Office, and the Pierce County Sheriff's Office are assisting in the investigation.

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