Two men shot, one dies in Metter, GBI investigates

Two men shot, one dies in Metter, GBI investigates, (MGN Graphic)

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into what Metter Police are calling homicide that happened Saturday morning.

Police say around 12:30 a.m., officer were called to Hodges Street near Ronnie Street to find 27-year-old James Edward Butler Jr. dead on scene from an apparent gunshot wound.

A 28-year-old man was also shot, and airlifted to a Savannah hospital for treatment. His condition is unknown at this time.

The GBI will perform an autopsy on Butler Jr.'s body.

The GBI is asking for anyone with information about this investigation to please contact the GBI at (912) 871-1121 or the Metter Police Department at (912) 685-5437.

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