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Authorities investigating late night homicide in Bainbridge

Posted at 10:55 AM, Jul 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-09 10:59:21-04

BAINBRIDGE, Ga.(WTXL) — Officers are investigating a late night shooting that left one person dead in Bainbridge on Wednesday.

Bainbridge Public Safety officers were dispatched to a home at 420 East College Street in reference to shots fired on Wednesday, around 11:25 p.m.

When officers arrived on scene they noticed two vehicles with bullet holes parked behind the house.

As they searched the area around the vehicles, officers found a deceased man lying face down on the ground, along with empty rifle casings and small-caliber handgun rounds in the alley behind the house.

The deceased victim was identified as 28-year-old Alfred Lee Smith, of Bainbridge.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Scene Unit also responded to work the scene.

Authorities say this is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about the shooting, or the persons involved, are asked to contact Investigator Mark Esquivel at 229-248-2038 or by email at

You can also leave an anonymous tip here.