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Americus shooting suspect turns himself in

Americus Shooting suspect turned himself in Monday morning. / Photo: Americus Police Department

A male suspect turned himself in Monday morning after a deadly shooting that happened Saturday.

22-year-old Kentavous Cortez Wilkerson is now in custody at the Sumter County Jail.

He is being charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm.

Officers responded to a shooting on the 500 hundred block of Bell Street. One victim was injured, and the other later died at Phoebe Sumter Medical Center.

Police say that 23-year-old Rodney Green Jr., who was injured in the incident, has been charged with reckless conduct and giving false statements to police.

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