Here’s your southwest Georgia area news roundup for Thursday, January 21, 2016:
- VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) – Investigators released the name of the armed robbery suspect who was shot and killed by a Lowndes County Sheriff’s deputy at a gas station.
- DAWSON, GA (WALB) – A suspect is in jail accused of stabbing a man in the head during a weekend bar fight in Dawson.
- BAINBRIDGE, GA (THE POST SEARCHLIGHT)“The gun was within arms reach,”
- THOMASVILLE, GA (TIMES ENTERPRISE)— A Thomasville man — sleeping with a loaded firearm in his pillowcase — was rudely awakened.
- FITZGERALD, GA (WALB) – A Fitzgerald man who recently won a nearly half-million dollar Georgia lottery jackpot was murdered overnight Thursday during a home invasion robbery.