VALDOSTA, Ga. (WTXL) – Valdosta police confirmed they are investigating a shooting that left two men injured in the Tom's Corner Park area Wednesday morning.

In a press release, the VPD said numerous emergency responders were called to the 700 block of East Mary Street. A citizen called 911 and said he had been shot.

VPD found two brothers, both in their late 30s, with gunshot wounds. They immediately administered first aid until the Valdosta Fire Department and paramedics from South Georgia Medical Center EMS arrived. The two brothers were transported to South Georgia Medical Center. One man sustained non-life threatening injuries while the other is currently in critical condition.


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Valdosta police car

In their press release, the VPD said detectives and crime scene personnel responded and are currently conducting an active investigation. Witnesses said they saw a man running from the scene after the shooting.

VPd said canine units from both the Valdosta Police Department and the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrived in the area, but the suspect was not located.

The investigation is ongoing and no further information will be released.

If anyone has additional information about this or other cases, please contact the Valdosta Police Department's Bureau of Investigative Services at 229-293-3145, the Crime Tip Line at 229-293-3091, or submit a tip online at

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