2 killed in Valdosta apartment shooting

VPD said this is an ongoing investigation
Published: Mar. 24, 2023 at 3:59 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 31, 2023 at 5:27 PM EDT
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VALDOSTA, Ga. (WALB) - Two men were found shot to death in a Valdosta apartment early Friday morning, according to the Valdosta Police Department (VPD).

VPD officials said officers responded to a shooting incident in the 1100 block of Slater Street shortly after 3:30 a.m.

Police said they found two 20-year-old men with visible gunshot wounds.

Police said it was an isolated incident.

Police said through investigation, one man died from an accidental gunshot wound, and the other died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The victims were friends and were in Valdosta visiting a resident of the apartment. The firearm was determined to have belonged to one of the victims.