Update: APD identifies Monday night homicide victims

The victims were 26 and 14
The victims were 26 and 14(Google Maps)
Updated: Oct. 13, 2020 at 7:50 AM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A man and a teenager were found dead Monday night, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

It happened in the 1000 block of Wingate Avenue at an apartment.

Early Tuesday morning, APD announced that Wontania Hall, 26, and D’Varri Canady, 14, were found dead from gunshot wounds.

Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler pronounced both victims dead.

Fowler said that while he has responded to many homicides throughout his career, a double homicide isn’t as common.

“Normally, you just see one person deceased from a gunshot wound. So seeing two, laying there at the same time, every now and then you see it like that. But it was very shocking to see all the gun shells laying around," Fowler said.

Police have not provided a suspect description yet. A car recovered in the 1300 block of East Roosevelt was driven by a third victim, who left in a black Pontiac G6.

APD said the call came in shortly before 11 p.m.

About an hour later, three men were shot, but none fatally, on Edgerly Avenue.

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