Victim identified in deadly Fitzgerald shooting
FITZGERALD, Ga. (WALB) - A man was shot and killed while in their car at a stop sign in Fitzgerald on Sunday afternoon, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI).
The Fitzgerald Police Department (FPD) has requested that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) investigate the incident that happened at around 2 p.m. at the intersection of Sultana Drive and Logan Street, according to FPD.
FPD confirmed that a second shooting happened in Fitzgerald on East Sultana Drive at around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday. The victim, Markevios D. Jenkins, 31, was found unresponsive in his car with gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead at the scene, GBI confirmed.
The investigation is still active and no suspects have been arrested.
This shooting was the second reported shooting in the Fitzgerald area on Sunday. It is currently unclear if the two shootings are connected.
Anyone with information can contact the Fitzgerald Police Department at (229) 426-5000 or the GBI Regional Investigative Office in Perry at (478) 987-4545. Anonymous tips can also be made by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477).
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