Homicide Investigation in Coffee County, GA

December 5, 2015

Douglas, GA— On Saturday, December 5, 2015, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Douglas Regional Office was requested by the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office to assist in a homicide investigation that resulted in the death of Gabriel Demetrius Douglas, age 19. 

On Saturday, December 5, 2015 at approximately 1:00 AM, deputies with the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office responded to 3045 Highway 41 South, Douglas, Georgia in reference to a report of a shooting.  Upon arrival, deputies found Douglas suffering from a gunshot wound.  Douglas was transported to Coffee Regional Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Douglas will be taken to the GBI’s Medical Examiner’s Office in Savannah where an autopsy will be conducted.

This investigation is active and ongoing while agents and sheriff’s investigators pursue leads into the death of Douglas.  No arrests have been made at this time.  Anyone who has information pertaining to this homicide investigation is encouraged to contact the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office at (912) 384-4227 or the GBI’s Douglas Regional Office at (912) 389-4103.

Contact Information: 
Mark Pro – Special Agent in Charge; Marko Jones – Assistant Special Agent in Charge (912)389-5905