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Teen victim of drive-by identified
Officers work the scene of a shooting Wednesday night on Welborn Street in Hinesville. - photo by Photo by Lewis Levine
A shooting Wednesday on Welborn Street in Hinesville left a teenager dead and police are searching for a suspect, according to an incident report filed by Hinesville Police Officer Alexander Shirah.
Officers responded to a report of gunfire in the 100 block of Welborn Street shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.  Shirah said when he arrived, he found emergency medical personnel treating Rodtavis Platt, 18, who was laying on the ground unconscious, suffering from several gunshot wounds.
For the complete story, pick up a copy of Friday's Coastal Courier.
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