Valdosta police identify shooting victim

Valdosta police identify shooting victim
The 20 year old man was killed in a shooting at Ora Lee West. (Source: WALB)
The 20 year old man was killed in a shooting at Ora Lee West. (Source: WALB)

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Valdosta, at the Ora Lee West Community Center in the 600 block of East Ann Street around 7:45 p.m. Monday.

Valdosta Police said the victim, Emory Austin Carter Jr., 20, was shot multiple times, and was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

VPD detectives and technicians from the Valdosta-Lowndes Regional Crime Lab responded to process the area for evidence.

"This case is active and detectives are actively pursuing leads at this time. At this point, video evidence has been recovered from the housing authority and is being analyzed. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, they are urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department immediately," said Lieutenant Adam Bembry.

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