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Valdosta police arrest 2 in Monday night homicide

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Posted at 12:30 PM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-22 16:33:21-04

VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) — The Valdosta Police made two arrests in relation to the fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man at En-Market Monday night.

VPD says 19-year-old Da’briana Reynolds and 21-year-old Jakhari Daniels, both Valdosta residents, were charged on July 20, 2021.

Reynolds was arrested for felony murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. On the same day, Jakhari Daniels was arrested and charged with hindering the apprehension of a criminal and tampering with evidence.

According to VPD, both were familiar with the victim, identified as 21-year-old Kileal Floyd.

The motive of the incident is not being released as the investigation continues and the possibility of additional charges being made in the case exists, VPD said.

Both offenders were transported to Lowndes County Jail.

The Valdosta Police Department is investigating a homicide after a shooting Monday night.

According to VPD, on July 19 at approximately 10:28 p.m. officers and detectives responded to the En-Market on East Park Avenue after E911 received a call about a subject being shot.

An officer in the area heard the gunshots and arrived on the scene within seconds, according to the report.

VPD said the officer immediately began to render aid to the victim until Emergency Medical Services personnel arrived on the scene and transported the 21-year-old male to a local hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

Crime Scene Personnel from the Valdosta-Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory processed the scene for evidence.

VPD says the investigation revealed that this was an isolated incident.

Due to the on-going investigation, the police department is not releasing the name of the victim.

The Valdosta Police Department is asking that anyone with any information, please contact the Bureau of Investigative Services at 229-293-3145, or call the Crime Tip Line at 229-293-3091.