15 year old shot in Cordele

Published 8:03 am Thursday, April 25, 2024

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Staff Reports

Cordele Police Department

April 24th, 2024 at approximately 1:40 PM, officers with the Cordele Police Department responded to a shooting in the area of 3rd St and 8th 1/2 Alley. Upon arrival, they located one fifteen-year-old male juvenile who had been struck by gunfire. EMS responded to the scene and quickly transported the juvenile male to Crisp Regional Hospital for further emergency treatment. Officers located a possible suspect at his residence a few blocks away. One adult male has been detained pending further investigation.
No further informtion will be released at this time as this case is still under investigation. If you have information regarding this incident, please contact the Cordele Police Department Investigations Division at 229-276-2921.
Thank you to the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office, Motor Carrier Compliance Division and the Crisp County EMS for their assistance with this case.