Ga. Authorities Say 6 Dead After Shootings, Including Suspect

April 23, 2016 1:01 PM

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Ga. Authorities Say 6 Dead After Shootings, Including Suspect

Law enforcement officials say five people were shot dead in the community of Appling, Ga., at two separate locations on Friday evening. They say the suspect was later found dead in his own garage.

Columbia County Sheriff Captain Andy Shedd said the suspect, who "died because of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head," has been identified as Wayne Hawes, The Associated Press reported.

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