2 shot, 1 killed in overnight Cordele shooting

Crime scene of fatal shooting / Tavares Jones (WGXA)

CORDELE, Ga. -- One person was killed and another injured in a Cordele apartment complex shooting early Thursday morning.

According to the Cordele Police Department, officers were dispatched to Suwanee Apartments on 101 S. 7th St. around 12:25 a.m. in reference to a shooting.

Two people had been shot and one was pronounced dead at the scene. The other was taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the police department are investigating the shooting as a homicide.

“The agents and investigators are diligently working this incident to determine the cause," said Police Chief Rodriguez in a release. "Although we investigate each death as a homicide, we have to wait and see where the facts and evidence leads us."

This story will be updated.

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