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Valdosta police investigating fatal shooting on North Forrest Street

Posted at 9:01 AM, Sep 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-09 09:04:44-04

VALDOSTA, Ga.(WTXL) — Valdosta police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Tuesday night on North Forrest Street.

According to the Valdosta Police Department, officers responded to the 700 block of North Forrest Street, for a 911 call about a person who had been shot Tuesday, at approximately 8:24 pm.

Upon arrival, officers found the victim, Jarvez Miller, with apparent gunshot wounds to his body.

Officers provided first aid until Emergency Medical Services arrived on the scene.

EMS transported the victim to South Georgia Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased.

Detectives with the Valdosta Police Department and Crime Scene Personnel from the Valdosta Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory also responded to the scene to investigate the incident, which is being treated as a homicide.

If anyone has any information on this case, please contact the Valdosta Police Department Bureau of Investigations at 229-293-3145 or the Crime Tip Line at 229-293-3091.

No further information is being released at this time, due to the ongoing investigation.