Special to SEGAZINE
Waycross police arrested a man Wednesday shortly after finding a 19-year-old man dead of a gunshot wound in a house, city police Chief Tony Tanner said in a release.
Police answering reports of a reported homicide about 12:15 p.m. found a body in a house at 713 1/5 Pittman Street, Tanner said.
Shortly after the investigation began, a man surrendered at the Ware County Sheriff’s Office and handed over a weapon, Tanner said.
The Sheriff’s Office took the suspect, 34-year-old Toma McNair, who lives at the residence were the body was found, to Waycross where the city police took custody of him, Tanner said.
McNair was charged with murder and possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime and jailed.