One dead in Summerville shooting

December 31, 2019–10:52 a.m.


Summerville Police have identified the victim of a Monday night shooting at 152 Kelly Street as fifty-one-year-old Ronald Moates, who lived at the address.

According to a press release that was issued shortly after 4 PM on Tuesday, police say that the preliminary investigation revealed that a physical, domestic dispute occurred at the residence that culminated in the shooting of Moates.

Summerville Police say that investigators are continuing to interview individuals about the case and are collecting and reviewing evidence in this case.

Police added, “At this time no charges have been filed against the shooter, whose name is not being released at present time.”

The shooting was reported around 11 PM on Monday night.  The GBI assisted Summerville Police in processing the crime scene.

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