5 people killed in 2 shootings in Georgia

April 23, 2016 6:37 AM

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A man suspected of killing five people in a pair of shootings Friday night later died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said.

Wayne Anthony Hawes, 50, of Appling, shot himself in the head, according to a statement from Columbia County Capt. Andy Shedd. Authorities believe he unsuccessfully tried to set his house on fire before killing himself.

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