Valdosta police search for shooting suspects

17-year-old Charles Little

First Update (5/8/14) Valdosta police say that both Bartee and Gilbert were arrested after a traffic stop on Northside Drive on May 8.Initial Story (5/5/14)Valdosta Police Department detectives have identified two people involved in the Friday, May 2 shooting in the 2500 block of Forrestwood Drive.

Arrest warrants have been obtained for 18-year-old Demarquez Bartee for aggravated assault and 18-year-old Jacquez Gilbert for party to the crime of aggravated assault.

Detectives identified one other person involved but have not yet obtained arrest warrants for him.

During the initial response and investigation, detectives arrested 17-year-old Charles Little, 18-year-old Justin Foster, and a 16-year-old juvenile for obstruction after they lied to detectives about what had occured and for trying to persuade witnesses not to talk with detectives and officer who were on the scene.

If anyone knows the whereabouts of Demarquez Bartee or Jacquez Gilbert, they are asked to call 911.

Further charges will be pending. No one was hurt during the incident.

Anyone having any further information regarding this crime or any other crime is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department at 229-293-3145 or can remain anonymous at 229-293-3091.