Americus Police Department and GBI investigating December 6, 2019 Homicide
Americus – On December 5, 2019 at approximately 7:51 PM officers of the Americus Police
Department, along with Americus Fire Rescue and EMS, were dispatched to the area
of Norman Cole Street and Bessie Mays Circle to a reported traffic accident with
injuries. On arrival, first responders found a male subject in a vehicle and determined
that he had been shot. The victim, 27 year old Tyjerus Kwame White, was transported
to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center, where he later succumbed to his injures.
Investigation into the shooting determined that the shooting occurred in the 100 block
of Norman Cole Street.
The Americus Police Department working with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation
has identified the suspect as 25 year old Rodney Jerome Green of Americus. Warrants
have been issued for his arrest on charges of Murder and Aggravated Assault. Anyone
with information on the whereabouts of Rodney Jerome Green should call 911
immediately. Persons with information related to the investigation of this case are
asked to call the Americus Police Department at 229-924-3677 or after hours at 229-