Victims ID’d in deadly Jefferson County block party shooting
LOUISVILLE, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - One person is dead after a shooting in Jefferson County on Saturday night, the latest victim in an outbreak of deadly crime that’s claimed more than 30 lives across the CSRA since mid-April.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said four people were shot while attending a “block party” in the Forrest Drive area in Louisville.
Antonyo Terrell Wicker, 40, of Louisville, was pronounced dead at the Jefferson Hospital emergency room.
Two injured victims were transported to the Augusta Trauma Center and were stable, while the other injured victim was treated at Jefferson Hospital and released.
The other three victims were identified as Ricardo Jermaine Tarver Jr., 19, of Wrens; Rhyheem Shydel Williams, 29, Louisville; and Tracie Morgan, 47, of Louisville.
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Deputies are not releasing the names of the victims at this time, but more than 100 people were attending the party when the shooting happened.
According to deputies, evidence found at the scene showed several weapons were fired, many times hitting the victims and several vehicles.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, Louisville Police Department and Georgia Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene.
Deputies are asking for the community’s help in finding the people responsible.
Anyone with information, including photos and videos of the incident is encouraged to contact the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 478-625-4014, or the GBI at 706-595-2575.
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