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      Victim life-flighted from Omega after shooting

      Sheriff's officials say that the call came in to the E-911 center around 11:55 a.m. and the victim was found on Georgia Avenue. / MGN Online

      First Update (6:20 p.m.)
      Officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have released that 19-year-old Tyler Johnson has died from injuries sustained in the shooting.

      Initial Story
      The Tift County Sheriff's Office say they are investigating after a person was shot in the head Wednesday morning in Omega.

      Sheriff's officials say that the call came in to the E-911 center around 11:55 a.m. and the victim was found on Georgia Avenue.

      Four people are in the custody of the Sheriff's Office, but charges have not been brought at this time.

      The victim has been life-flighted out of Tift County for treatment.

      Tift County School System reported via Facebook that Omega school was on lock-down for about five minutes as a result of the shooting.

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