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UPDATE: Man shoots woman, turns gun on himself
Shooter, victim both succumb to wounds
Crime scene tape

LUDOWICI - Ludowici police are investigating a fatal late Tuesday night shooting after a man reportedly shot a woman he was riding with and then turned the gun on himself at a Ludowici service station.

According to Ludowici Police Chief Robert Parker, a couple pulled into a Cypress Street gas station around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

The man, a passenger in the vehicle, got out of the vehicle and brandished a handgun. He fired one round at the woman in the driver’s seat. The round struck her in the head. He then pointed the weapon at his own head and fired.

The man, identified as Marquel Maurice Williams, 32, of Pembroke, died Wednesday evening. The woman, Tashika Jones, 47, of Savannah, died Thursday..

The store’s security system captured the shooting.

Lashon was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital in Jesup while Williams was transported to Liberty Regional Medical Center in Hinesville. They each were later transported to Memorial Health University Medical Center in Savannah.

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