Port Wentworth Police investigating after man found shot to death on Flonnel Ave

Published: Dec. 7, 2016 at 8:58 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 8, 2016 at 6:49 PM EST
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PORT WENTWORTH, GA (WTOC) - The Port Wentworth Police is investigating after a man was found shot to death in a car.

The victim was identified as Autura V. Johnson, 27, of Statesboro. His body was found in the vehicle in the woodline near the 200 block of Flonell Avenue after a call was received about a suspicious vehicle, early Wednesday.

According to sources close to the investigation, the victim was shot at the scene. The car was still running when the victim was shot and then ran out of gas.

Information is limited at this time. An autopsy is scheduled at the GBI Medical Examiner's Office on Thursday.

The Port Wentworth Police, with assistance from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, continues to investigate the incident.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to contact the Port Wentworth Police at 912.964.4360 or Crime Stoppers at 912.234.2020.

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