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Death in Bryan County leads to GBI investigation

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Ellabell, GA (September 8, 2020) – On Saturday, September 5, 2020, at approximately 4:12 p.m., the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was requested by the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office to assist with a death investigation. At approximately 3:40 p.m., the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call of a shooting that occurred at 323 Murchinson Road, Ellabell, Bryan County, GA. 

Zachariah Jones, Jr., 20, of Riverdale, GA was found deceased as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. Tyree Dixon, 21, of Ellabell, was transported to Memorial Health in Savannah where he died as a result of injuries received during the shooting. Michael Dixon, 35, of Ellabell, was transported to Memorial Health with a gunshot wound and was treated and released.

The bodies of Zachariah Jones and Tyree Dixon were transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Pooler for autopsy.

This investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bryan County Sheriff’s Office at 912-653-3800 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at 912-871-1121.