UPDATE: Fort Gaines homicide victims identified


FORT GAINES, Ga. (WTVY) - Fort Gaines, GA (10-12-2017) - On Thursday, October 12, 2017, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by Fort Gaines Police Chief Sam Sterling to assist with a murder investigation. At approximately at 1:05 a.m., officers were dispatched to 206 College Street in reference to gunshots. Officers found both Charlie Smith, 29, and Manuelito Jackson, age unknown, dead at the residence.

Autopsies will be performed at the GBI Crime Lab in Macon.

Law enforcement asks anyone with information to contact the GBI office in Sylvester at 229-777-2080, Tips@gbi.ga.gov, or the Fort Gaines Police Department at 229-768-2632.


Two people were reportedly shot to death early Thursday morning in Fort Gaines, Ga.

Law enforcement has not provided any details.

People in the area tell WTVY the shooting happened on College Street.

The suspects are reportedly still at large.

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