Arrest made after 2 die at East Georgia Veterans Center

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) made an arrest after two people were shot dead at East Georgia veterans center.

On Sunday, March 24, at approximately 1:45 a.m., officers from the Millen Police Department responded to the Annie P. Chance Veterans Center in reference to a shooting.

Officers found Tyrell Brown, 28, and Maxine Jones, 48, dead at the scene.

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Police saw that Brown had been shot, but initially saw no immediate signs of trauma on Jones.

The autopsy revealed that both victims had suffered gunshot wounds.

Around 7:10 a.m., police said another shooting occurred on Wasdin Street related to the previous shooting, but no one was injured in that incident.

Millen police asked the GBI to investigate their deaths.

GBI arrested Raheem Whitfield, 28, of Waynesboro and charged him with murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Whitfield turned himself in and was booked into the Jenkins County Jail.


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