Two Arrested In Valdosta Shooting

By: Valdosta Police Department Email
By: Valdosta Police Department Email

News Release: Valdosta Police Department
May 8, 2014 - 9:45am

On May 8, 2014 at approximately 3:20 am, the Valdosta Police Department conducted a traffic stop in the 900 Block of Northside Drive. Demarquez Bartee and Jacquez Gilbert, who were passengers in the vehicle, were identified and arrested without incident for the May 2nd shooting at 2533 Forrestwood Drive. Both Bartee and Gilbert were transported to the Lowndes County Jail.


News Release: Valdosta Police Department
May 5, 2014

Detectives with the Valdosta Police Department have identified two of the people involved in the Friday, May 2nd shooting at 2533 Forrestwood Drive as Demarquez Bartee, African American male, 18 years of age, and Jacquez Gilbert, African American male, 18 years of age, both Valdosta residents. Arrest warrants have been obtained on Bartee for Aggravated Assault and on Gilbert for Party to the Crime of Aggravated Assault. Detectives identified one other person involved, but have not yet obtained arrest warrants on him. During the initial response and investigation, detectives arrested Charles Little, African American male, 17 years of age, Justin Foster, African American male, 18 years of age, and a 16 year old juvenile for obstruction after they lied to detectives about what had occurred and for trying to persuade witnesses not to talk to detectives and officers who were on scene.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Demarquez Bartee or Jacquez Gilbert, they are asked to call 911.

Further charges will be pending and no one was hurt during the incident.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.


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