Suspect arrested in connection to deadly shooting

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By WCTV Eyewitness News
July 5, 2019

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Thomasville Police Department and GBI are saying they've arrested 18-year-old Derylmaize Jackson in connection to the shooting. Charges include one felony county of murder, one count of aggravated assault, and one count of possession of a firearm.

Jackson is currently being held in the Thomas County jail.


By WCTV Eyewitness News
July 5, 2019

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) -- Thomasville Police are now identifying the shooting victim. Officials have confirmed that 21-year-old Tanzania Rashawn Cooper of Bainbridge, Georgia has been killed in today's shooting.

TPD has told us the crime scene has been cleared, but they are still actively searching for the suspect.


By: WCTV Eyewitness News
July 5, 2019

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (WCTV) -- The Thomasville Police Department is responding to a fatal shooting on Feinberg Street, near Lester St. and Fletcher St.

Authorities say two men were found shot in a black car on Feinberg Street, one of which suffered fatal injuries.

Police say they were told there was an altercation between a group of men when multiple shots were fired.

Officials say they responded to the scene around 1 p.m.

TPD says the family of the victim has not been contacted and no identification has been made public.

Authorities say no arrests have been made and there are no known suspects at this time.

Thomasville Police say they are looking looking for any information that may help with forming possible leads.

Officials ask the public to avoid the area.



 
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