Early this morning at around 01:41 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Maria Sorrell Rd. in regards to a male laying in the road. Upon arrival Deputies observed that the victim had sustained gunshot wounds and appeared critically injured. Deputies immediately begin first aid measures.
Unfortunately, the victim died at the scene prior to the arrival of E.M.S. While at the scene the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a vehicle fire a relatively short distance away. Fire units from multiple stations responded and extinguished the fire. Investigators recovered the vehicle for processing, although it has not been verified that the two incidents are related. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Anyone with additional information about this incident is requested to contact Investigator Reid Odom at 912.764.1785.
This is a press release from the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office.