2 dead, 2 injured in Waycross shooting

WAYCROSS, Ga. - Two people were killed and two others were hospitalized Saturday night after a shooting inside an apartment, according to the Waycross Police Department.

Waycross police said Cameron Wilkins Jr., 21, and Felicia Williams, 32, were killed. The two people who were injured were not named.

Capt. Danny Hampton said police received calls just after 10:30 p.m. regarding four people having been shot in the Garlington Heights Apartments. 

News4Jax spoke with neighbors who that said although the shooting occurred in a housing project, they are not accustomed to the violence.

"Even though this is the projects, this is a nice area," said a neighbor who wished to remain unnamed.

Police spoke with multiple neighbors about the shooting, including Johnny White, the uncle of the two people who were killed.

"I heard gunshots. I didn’t come outside. After that I heard my nieces and nephews hollering," said White. "They killed them. That’s all I heard."

Jamie Solomon lives next door to one of victims of the shooting.

"One of the victims was laying on my porch. She was shot in the head," Solomon said. "And the other victim was on the other side. That’s all I know. I came out and did what I could do with first aid. She was a good neighbor."

News4Jax crime analyst Gil smith said interviews with the two survivors will be critical in the police investigation.

"More than likely, one of them may know something about one of the suspects and why they were there," Smith said. "I doubt that it was something that was random."

Police said this is an ongoing investigation and had no information about any suspects.

 

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