Cuthbert, GA (July 1, 2024) – On Friday, June 28, 2024, the GBI and the Cuthbert Police Department arrested and charged a 16-year-old from Cuthbert, GA with Aggravated Assault. The arrest is in connection to a shooting that took place in Cuthbert, GA.

On Friday, June 28, 2024, the Cuthbert Police Department requested the GBI to assist in a shooting investigation on Oak Street, Cuthbert, GA in which a 16-year-old male was found shot. The victim was taken to Phoebe-Putney Hospital in Albany, GA where he received treatment for his injuries.

The 16-year-old was taken to a Regional Youth Detention Center in Columbus, GA.

The investigation is active and ongoing. If you have any information on this case, please contact the GBI regional investigative office in Sylvester at 229-777-2080 or the Cuthbert Police Department at (229) 732-2323. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.

Once the investigation is complete, the case will be given to Pataula Judicial Circuit for prosecution.


Special Agent in Charge Kim Baker


Assistant Special Agent in Charge Marko Jones