Suspect in Hickory Lane murder in custody

Suspect in Hickory Lane murder in custody

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Police said a suspect in a murder Friday night is now in custody.

Felony murder and child cruelty warrants were issued against Jammie Davis, 23, for the murder of La'Travius Burks, 29.

Police said Davis turned himself into law enforcement around 4:00 p.m. Saturday.

The shooting happened in the 400 block of Hickory Lane around 8:45 Friday night.

Police said Davis went to the location to see his children. Their mother told police that when the children went outside to see Davis, she called her new boyfriend, Burks, to warn him Davis was there. She told police that Davis was known to start trouble.

A short time later, she heard several gunshots from the outside of her house and her children ran back inside. She went to the front door and found Burks lying on the porch with a wound in his chest area.

Burks was taken to the hospital where he later died.

If you have any information about this homicide, you are asked to call the Albany Police Department or CrimeSTOPPERS at (229) 436-TIPS.

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