Three Men Injured in Late-Night Shooting on East Hill Avenue in Valdosta

Three men were injured in a late-night shooting on East Hill Avenue in Valdosta, Georgia, with one in critical condition. A 30-year-old woman, Shaque Whitted O'Connor, has been arrested in connection with the incident, and the investigation is ongoing.

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Three Men Injured in Late-Night Shooting on East Hill Avenue in Valdosta

Three Men Injured in Late-Night Shooting on East Hill Avenue in Valdosta

A shooting incident on the 300 block of East Hill Avenue in Valdosta, Georgia, left three men injured late Sunday night. The Valdosta Police Department (VPD) responded to calls of a shooting at around 11:55 p.m. and found a 32-year-old male unresponsive in the middle of the road with an apparent gunshot wound.

Why this matters: This incident highlights the ongoing issue of gun violence in the United States, which continues to claim lives and cause harm to communities. The investigation and resolution of this case will have implications for community safety and trust in law enforcement.

The victim was transported to South Georgia Medical Center by Emergency Medical Services and is currently in critical condition. Two other males arrived at the hospital with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds. One of the males left the hospital before officers arrived, while the other refused to cooperate with detectives.

Shaque Whitted O'Connor, a 30-year-old African American female and Valdosta resident, has been arrested in connection with the incident. The investigation is ongoing, and no further information is being released at this time.

The VPD is urging anyone with information on this case or any other cases to contact them at the Bureau of Investigative Services at 229-293-3145, the crime tip line at 229-293-3091, or submit a tip online at www.valdostacity.com/police-department.

The late-night shooting on East Hill Avenue has left the community shaken, with one man fighting for his life and two others recovering from their injuries. As the VPD continues their investigation, residents hope for a swift resolution and justice for the victims involved in this troubling incident.

Key Takeaways

  • 3 men injured in shooting on East Hill Avenue in Valdosta, GA.
  • 1 victim in critical condition, 2 others with non-life-threatening injuries.
  • Shaque Whitted O'Connor, 30, arrested in connection with the incident.
  • VPD urges anyone with info to contact them at 229-293-3145 or online.
  • Investigation ongoing, no further info released at this time.