Tuesday, 23 December 2008

Three people are dead following a quadruple shooting at a Kingsland apartment complex

Three people are dead and another wounded following a quadruple shooting Sunday night at a Kingsland apartment complex, police said.The shootings occurred about 6:45 p.m. at the Sea Parc apartment complex, one mile west of Interstate 95 off Georgia 40.Lt. Todd Tetterton, a Kingsland Police spokesman, said roll call was being taken at administrative offices at the Kingsland Welcome Center when officers there heard between 20 and 25 gunshots. The shots were at Sea Parc, which is a just a few blocks from the welcome center.As officers drove to the scene, Tetterton said neighbors began calling 911 emergency dispatchers to report hearing multiple gunshots. Officers arrived to discover two people in the parking lot with gunshot wounds, he said.One of the shooting victims in the parking lot, Jamie Riddle, 33, of Kingsland, died aboard an emergency medical helicopter bound for Shands Jacksonville. The other victim remains hospitalized in serious condition. Tetterton declined to identify the survivor for his protection.When officers went inside an apartment located on Sea Parc Circle, they found two people dead from multiple gunshot wounds. Tetterton identified them as Michael Key, 25, of Brunswick, and Phyllis Frazier, 28, of Kingsland.Tetterton said both Key and Frasher lived in the apartment. Riddle and the other shooting victim in the parking lot were planning to visit Key and Frasher and had apparently just driven into the parking lot when the gunman emerged from the apartment, Tetterton said.“We know there were several people involved but only one active shooter,” Tetterton said.Witnesses reporting seeing a medium to large dark-colored SUV, investigators said.


Related Posts with Thumbnails