Griffin Police Department investigating Saturday night murder

FROM STAFF REPORTS :::

Personnel  of the Griffin Police Department were dispatched at 10:29 p.m. on April 6, to a report of a shooting at 844Crescent Lane.

Uniform officers located the white male victim inside the residence suffering

from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The victim was pronounced dead by medical staff with Spalding Medical Center.

Griffin Investigators are withholding additional information on the victim awaiting notification

of next of kin.

A multiple agency search of the area included the use of a helicopter from the Spalding County

Sheriff’s office and tracking dogs.

The lone suspect is described a black male who was wearing sunglasses and a black stocking

cap. It is believed that he fled the scene on foot. It does not appear that he remained in the area.

Residents are asked to report all suspicious activity and to call 911.

Additional information will be released as the investigation continues.

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