Man shot, killed after kicking in door of girlfriend's home, police say

Man police say pulled trigger charged with tampering with evidence

By Ashley Harding - Reporter

Victor Gibson was killed in a home invasion shooting in Brunswick, Georgia, police say.

BRUNSWICK, Ga. - A 30-year-old man who forced his way into his estranged girlfriend's home Sunday died after a man inside the home shot him, according to Brunswick police.

Victor Gibson was shot once by Hubert Lorenzo Hillery Jr., 30, according to the Brunswick Police Department. Gibson died at the hospital.

Hillery has not been charged in the shooting but was charged with tampering with evidence, police said.

According to police, Gibson kicked in the door of his estranged girlfriend's home on Wisteria Avenue early Sunday, got into a confrontation with people in the home and was shot once by Hillery. Police said Gibson used to live in the home.

Police were called to the scene after the shooting, and Gibson was taken to Southeast Georgia Health Systems, where he died.

The shooting is under investigation, police said.

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