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Man Arrested For Stabbing In Valdosta

By: Valdosta Police Department Email
By: Valdosta Police Department Email
Detectives with the Valdosta Police Department have identified Jahmal McGee as the offender in the March 13, 2014 stabbing and robbery of Leon Mitchell.

ARRESTED | Jahmal Malcolm McGee

News Release: Valdosta Police Department

Valdosta, Ga. -- Detectives with the Valdosta Police Department have identified Jahmal McGee as the offender in the March 13, 2014 stabbing and robbery of Leon Mitchell.

Arrest warrants have been obtained on McGee for Aggravated Assault, Aggravated Battery, Armed Robbery, and Possession of a Knife During the Commission of a Crime.

The police department is asking anyone with information about McGee’s location to contact law enforcement.


By Joe Hellriegel

Valdosta, Ga. -- The Valdosta Police Department received a call Thursday morning about an incident on the 300 block of Lee Street Lane.

Officers there found 48-year old Leon Mitchell with several stab wounds to his back. Mitchell has since undergone surgery and is listed in serious condition.

"The case is still under investigation right now we don't know that there are any witnesses," said Lt. Aaron Kirk. "They are following up on some leads, he has given some information, I believe he had some money stolen from him so it's possibly some type of robbery."

Drugs are not believed to have been involved. 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.


News Release: Valdosta Police Department

On March 13, 2014 at approximately 5:20 am, the Valdosta Police Department responded to the 300 block of Lee Street Lane in reference to a person who had been stabbed multiple times.

Officer arrived and located Leon Mitchell who had multiple stab wounds to his back. Mitchell was transported by EMS to the SGMC ER. Detectives from the Valdosta Police Department and a Crime Scene Technician from the Valdosta-Lowndes Regional Crime Laboratory responded to investigate the incident. Mitchell underwent surgery and is listed in serious condition.

Detectives continue to investigate and follow up on leads.

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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