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One Dead in Wednesday Night Shooting in Vidalia

The Vidalia Police Department and Georgia Bureau of Investigation are working together to find the culprit in a fatal shooting on Wednesday, November 8, which took the life of Ladarius Devonte Cobb, 31, of Vidalia.

According to Vidalia Police, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 700 block of Georgia Street at approximately 7:26 p.m. Upon arrival, authorities found Cobb unresponsive with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The GBI was requested to aid in the investigation and has been helping Vidalia officers gain information from witnesses and family members to try to solve the case. The situation is still under active investigation and Vidalia Police Chief James Jermon seems hopeful for an arrest soon.

“We are still working through information but are hoping for a breakthrough soon,” he emphasized.

The Chief and the GBI ask that anyone who has information about continued from page

the case to call the VPD Investigative Services Division at (912) 537-4123, Crimestoppers at (912) 386-4480, or the GBI, Eastman Office, at (478) 374-6988. Tips may also be submitted anonymously by calling 1-800-597-TIPS (8477), online at https:// online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

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