Suspect Identified in Fatal Cairo Shooting

Posted at 3:33 PM, Jan 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-09 15:33:00-05

CAIRO, Ga. (WTXL) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has named a suspect in a fatal Cairo shooting and are asking for the public's help in finding him.

GBI and the Cairo Police Department said that they are looking for Nicholas Perry, 20, who they believe is responsible for the murder of 25-year-old Elijah Smith. 

They said that Saturday afternoon, they responded to a shooting on 7th Street in Cairo. When they arrived, they found Smith.

Investigators said that an autopsy will be performed at the GBI Crime Lab.

Police said that they have arrest warrants for Perry and are still searching for him. 

Anyone with knowledge of his whereabouts is encouraged to call Cairo PD at (229) 378-3096.