UPDATE: Victims, shooters identified in Americus shooting - WALB.com, South Georgia News, Weather, Sports

UPDATE: Victims, shooters identified in Americus shooting

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
AMERICUS, GA (WALB) -

The Americus Police Department has released the identity of the two men who were shot Monday evening.

William Moore III, 18, suffered two gunshot wounds. Hakeem Barthell, 21, had one gunshot wound.

Moore was transported to Phoebe Sumter Regional Hospital, but airlifted to the Macon Trauma Center.

Barthell was not at the scene when officers arrived. He was transported to Phoebe Sumter for treatment as well.

Americus police responded to a call of an apparent argument over $20 that led to two people shooting each other around 7 p.m. on Oglethorpe Avenue Monday night.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact officials.

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