UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Valdosta shooting

UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal Valdosta shooting
Fatal shooting (Source: WALB)

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - One person is dead after a shooting in Valdosta Tuesday night.

According to Valdosta Police Chief Leslie Manahan and Sheriff Ashley Paulk, the shooting happened just before 8:30 p.m. in the 700 block North Forrest Street.

Jarvez Miller, 28, of Valdosta, was found with what appeared to be gunshot wounds to his body by responding officers, according to a Valdosta Police Department (VPD) incident report.

Police provided first aid until EMS arrived and took Miller to South Georgia Medical Center where he was pronounced dead, the report stated.

Detectives with the VPD and crime scene personnel from the Valdosta Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory responded to the scene to investigate the incident, which is being treated as a homicide.

Anyone with any information on this case is asked to contact the Valdosta Police Department Bureau of Investigations at (229) 293-3145 or the Crime Tip Line at (229) 293-3091.

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