NEWNAN, Ga. (CW69 News at 10)

PRESS RELEASE:

At 6:03 PM, Newnan Police Department was called to the area of 11 Dowdell Street for a report of a male victim shot. Upon arrival, police officers located a male victim lying on the interior stairwell.

First responders attempted life-saving measures and transported the victim to a local hospital where the male victim succumbed to his injuries.

The victim has been identified as Tavarus Menjuan Mitchell, 28-years old of Newnan, GA.

Newnan Police Department is asking the public to call if they have any information that may lead to the identification and arrest of the person or persons involved. Witnesses may contact the Criminal Investigations Unit at 770-254-2355.