Arrest made in Colquitt shooting death




Ralph Rogers, 47, is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of 30-year-old Lamaris Miller in Colquitt, GA.
Ralph Rogers, 47, is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of 30-year-old Lamaris Miller in Colquitt, GA.

On Saturday, June 20, 2015, at approximately 2 p.m. the Colquitt Police Department was called to respond to a shooting at 358 N. 2nd St., in Colquitt, where they discovered three individuals had been shot.

The Colquitt Police Department requested the Georgia Bureau of Investigation to assist in the investigation.

Ralph Rogers, 47, of Colquitt was arrested at the scene and has been charged by the GBI for Murder and 2 counts of Aggravated Assault. Lamaris Miller, 30 of Colquitt was killed at the scene by gunshot.

Damien Lee, 18, of Colquitt and Levionte Burr, 17, of Leesburg; were both shot and due to the seriousness of their injuries were life-flighted to the Southeast Alabama Medical Center, in Dothan. Lee and Burr remain hospitalized in Dothan.

Rogers is being held in the Miller County Jail, awaiting a bond hearing.

This investigation continues, said GBI Special Agent in Charge Steve Turner.




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