Four people shot in Tifton

TIFTON — Four people were shot in Tifton Thursday. Both the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Tift County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident.

Details on the shooting are sparse, but the GBI has released some details. The shooting took place at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday on the 700 block of 17 1/2 St.

According to the GBI, during the incident, 31-year-old Andre Gardner, 31-year-old Germaine Lester, 23-year-old James McCoy and 24-year-old Je’kevien Kimbrough, all of Tifton, were shot and transported to multiple hospitals. 

Anyone with information about this incident should contact the Tift County Sheriff’s Office at 229-388-6090 or the GBI at 229-777-2080. Tips can also be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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