Shooting suspect turns himself in to authorities

Published 9:48 am Thursday, February 7, 2019

By Beth Alston

AMERICUS — Authorities were seeking information on the whereabouts of suspect in a deadly weekend shooting. Deontrey Marquavious Parker, aka Trey, 24, of Americus, turned himself in to Americus Police around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Parker was wanted in connection with a shooting in the 900 block of Parker Street at approximately 9:48 p.m. Sunday. Officers found a man lying the street with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim, identified as Andre Vernard Ingram, 34, of Americus, was treated by EMS on scene and then transported to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center where he later died.
Warrants were issued for a suspect identified as Parker.