SYLVESTER, Ga. (WALB) - The Sylvester Police Department is investigating two shootings that happened early Saturday morning, according to the department.
Sylvester Police Capt. Doug Brooks said when they were at the scene of the Hudson Street shooting, they heard gunshots in the area.
Brooks said that’s when they found out the other shooting was on East Lee Street, which is four minutes away from Hudson Street.
He said they believe the two shootings are connected since both of them were around the same time at 4:30 on Saturday morning.
On Monday, the Sylvester Police Department named five people of interest in the shooting. All five men — Xavier Tolbert, Jaderrius Hooks, Nathaniel Curry, Jarius Colson and Spencer Thomas — are all sought for questioning.
Police said no charges have been filed.
He also said a 20-year-old man was shot in the arms and was taken to the hospital after.
Police believe he should recover.
Police said no one is in custody but they’re looking at a few suspects.