Lakeland Georgia man shot to death in car

Posted at 7:38 PM, Jul 08, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-08 15:59:02-04

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Press Release

LAKELAND, GA (AP)--On Sunday, July 7, 2013 at approximately 12:30 am, the Lakeland Police Department responded to the shooting of a man in a vehicle in front of 144 S. 8th Street, Lakeland, Georgia.

Jamie Latreronce Gaines, B/M, 38 years of age, was the driver of the vehicle and was found deceased after he was shot while driving which resulted in the vehicle crashing into a mailbox, fence, and a parked vehicle. The Lakeland Police Department requested assistance from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Douglas office.

The GBI Crime Lab will be conducting an autopsy and no arrests have been made.

The investigation is still on-going; therefore no other details will be released at this time. If anyone has information pertaining to the investigation, please contact the GBI Douglas Office at 912-389-4103 or the Lakeland Police Department at 229-482-3390.