VALDOSTA – A 28-year-old Valdosta resident was arrested following a shooting on the 700 block of E Brookwood Drive.
Arrested: Lawrence Lee Williams, African American male, 28 years of age, Valdosta resident
On October 4, 2022, at approximately 12:51 am., Valdosta Police Officers, Detectives, and Crime Scene Personnel, responded to the area of the 700 block of E Brookwood Drive after a thirty-eight-year-old victim arrived at a local hospital to be treated for gunshot wounds.
The investigation revealed the victim was near the roadway when a known subject shot him. Detectives are following up on information they are receiving. At this time with the information received by our detectives, this appears to be an isolated incident.
Through investigation Valdosta Police Department Detectives identified Lawrence Lee Williams, 28-years-of-age, as the offender in this case. Detectives have obtained arrest warrants for Williams for the following charges:
- Aggravated assault-felony;
- Possession of a firearm during a felony-felony; and
- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
On October 28, 2022, detectives received a tip that Williams was at a motel located in Lowndes County. The information was passed to detectives with the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office, who located him and took him into custody.
If anyone has any information on this incident, please call the Valdosta Police Department Investigations Bureau at 229-293-3145 or the crime tip line at 229-293-3091.