Police investigating weekend homicide

Published 9:17 am Monday, February 4, 2019

By Beth Alston

AMERICUS — Officers with the Americus Police Department responded to the 900 block of Parker Street at approximately 9:48 p.m. Sunday to a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers found a man lying the street with a gunshot wound to the chest

The victim, Andre Vernard Ingram, 34, of Americus was treated by EMS on the scene, and then transported to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center where he later died.

Authorities have not identified a suspect in this incident, but are asking the public for their help. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call the Americus Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 229-924-3677.