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Vidalia PD Probes Weekend Shooting

Local authorities are investigating a shooting that occurred over the weekend in Vidalia.

The Vidalia Police Department responded to a call in the 200 block of Fifth Avenue around 2:30 a.m. Saturday and discovered a man with multiple gunshot wounds lying on the street near his car. The victim, 31-year-old Rakeem Rogers of Vidalia, had apparently just left a party across the street and was walking to his vehicle continued from page

when he was shot, according to a VPD spokesperson.

Rogers was taken by ambulance to Memorial Health Meadows Hospital and later transferred to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah for treatment of his injuries.

As of Monday morning, no suspects had been arrested in connection with the incident, but police are actively pursuing leads in the case. The VPD asks persons who have any information on this incident or any other criminal activity within the City of Vidalia, to contact Sgt. John Humphrey with the Investigative Services Division at 912-5374123 or CrimeStoppers at 912-386-4480.

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