Sylvester police investigating 2 Saturday shootings

Sylvester police investigating 2 Saturday shootings
Shooting (Source: WALB)

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.

The Sylvester Police Department has named a total of five people of interest in shootings that happened over the weekend.
The Sylvester Police Department has named a total of five people of interest in shootings that happened over the weekend. (Source: Sylvester Police Department)
The Sylvester Police Department has named a total of five people of interest in shootings that happened over the weekend.
The Sylvester Police Department has named a total of five people of interest in shootings that happened over the weekend. (Source: Sylvester Police Department)

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.

The other shooting was on East Lee Street, which is four minutes away from Hudson Street.
The other shooting was on East Lee Street, which is four minutes away from Hudson Street. (Source: WALB)
Sylvester Police said when they were at the scene of the Hudson Street shooting, they heard gunshots in the area.
Sylvester Police said when they were at the scene of the Hudson Street shooting, they heard gunshots in the area. (Source: WALB)

Police believe he should recover.

Police said no one is in custody but they’re looking at a few suspects.

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