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GBI Investigating Double Homicide in Hazlehurst

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HAZLEHURST, GA - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation says they are investigating a double homicide in Hazlehurst.

The GBI says on Thursday they responded to a call of multiple shots fired at a home on Harrison Nook just after 8:30pm. Upon arrival, officers say they found two individuals suffering from gun shot wounds.

The victims, 41-year-old Javonnie Mondray Chambers and his mother, 64-year-old Mary L. Chambers were transported from the scene by ambulance. Javonnie was pronounced dead upon arrival at the Jeff Davis Hospital. The GBI says Mary died on route to Memorial Medical Center in Savannah.

The GBI says based on their initial investigation, the shooting of Javonnie was drug related and his mother was not the target of the shooting. Another adult and two small children were also inside the home at the time of the shooting, they were unharmed.

The investigation is ongoing at this time. The GBI asks that if anyone was any information they call the GBI Douglas Office at 912-389-4103 or the Hazlehurst Police Department at 912-375-6688.
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