Just after 5:00 pm Monday evening, November 24, 2014 Officers from the Griffin Police Department (GPD) responded to a report a man shot in the Ma and Pa Grocery Store parking lot located at 1137 Meriwether Street, Griffin, Georgia.
Upon their arrival they located a black male victim that had been shot lying on the ground near the car wash. EMS was notified and responded to the scene at which time the victim was transported to Spalding Regional Medica l Center. Shortly after arriving at the ER the victim was pronounced dead. He was identified as Demarkis Willis, 21 years of age of 409 S. 15th St., Griffin, Georgia. [Full Story »]
The Spalding County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating numerous thefts and burglaries that have occurred on the east and west side of Spalding County. The investigation revealed that the same suspects wanted in Spalding County were also responsible for burglaries and thefts in Lamar County.
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