Valdosta > Victim Shot Returning Home by “Intruder”

| June 6, 2015

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VALDOSTA — A shooting Friday night leaves a person dead.  The question remains whether he was a burglar or involved in other criminal activity.

Valdosta Police are searching for a suspect after they received a call about shots fired at the 5200 block of Fortress Circle before midnight.

Reports state a young male, 28, returned home to find an intruder in his home.  The intruder shot the homeowner, killing him.

Witnesses told police, according to the report, they saw the offender and provided police a description.  Police then set up a perimeter search area using K-9 units.

The shooting is being investigated as a burglary, but also a possible drug-related incident.  The victim’s name was not released as of Saturday morning.

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