Shooting at Eastview Apartments

Published 8:04 am Tuesday, October 24, 2023

For Immediate Release No: 2023-11
Date: October 24, 2023
Homicide Investigation
On October 23, 2023, at approximately 7:15 PM officers of the Americus Police Department responded to Eastview Apartments in Americus to a report of a person shot. On arrival, officers found two gunshot victims and began to provide emergency first aid. Both victims were transported to Phoebe Sumter Regional Medical Center by EMS. Jahlin Sims, age 22, died at the hospital. The second victim, Anfranee Smothers, of Americus was flown to a trauma center in Macon in serious condition. This incident is being investigated jointly by the Americus Police Department and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Anyone with additional information related to this investigation is asked to call the Americus Police Department at 229-924-3677 or after hours at 229-937-9011.

Press Release from City of Americus Police Department.