Police say Man Arrested in Valdosta Teen Shooting Death

Eric Simmons
Posted at 10:58 AM, Aug 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-18 15:04:01-04

VALDOSTA, GA (WTXL) - A man has turned himself over to authorities for the shooting death of a Valdosta teenager.

Eric Simmons turned himself over to Hillsborough County authorities on Monday. There were several warrants out for his arrest including aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime in Lowndes County.

Police say that Simmons shot Damaria Hill on Sunday in Valdosta; Hill died in the hospital on Monday.

The Valdosta Police Department say they are working on extraditing Simmons to Lowndes County and are planning on adding additional charges as a result of Hill's death.