VPD Officers Find Gunshot Victim Sitting in Vehicle

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Valdosta, Georgia - June 4, 2012 -

On June 3, 2012 at approximately 8:24pm, the Valdosta Police Department responded to the intersection of McDougal Street and Lake Park Road in reference to a gunshot victim. Officers arrived and found Laci Curtis, African American male, 24 years of age, sitting in a car with a gunshot wound to his upper right chest. Two persons were assisting Curtis when officers arrived, but both stated that they did not know what happened. There was a minivan parked in front of the car Curtis was found in and it was later determined that Curtis had been shot while he was inside the van. Curtis was taken to SGMC by EMS and his wound does not appear to be life threatening. Detectives from the Valdosta Police Department and a Crime Scene Technician from the Valdosta-Lowndes County Crime Lab arrived on scene to investigate. According to investigations, Curtis has been uncooperative and has given multiple stories about what happened. The incident is being investigated. No further information is available at this time.

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.