Fort Valley man charged with murder after shooting


FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Police in Fort Valley are charging a man with murder one day after he shot and killed a man at an apartment complex.

The Fort Valley Department of Public Safety says Corey McKinney, 20, killed 20-year-old Dalvin Smith, of Montezuma, at an Indian Oaks apartment on Feb. 24.

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Investigators say Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks pronounced Smith dead at the scene from a gunshot wound to the chest. McKinney was initially charged with Aggravated Assault.

Police say the investigation is ongoing. McKinney is being held at the Peach County Law Enforcement Center.

Anyone with information about this incident should call 478-825-3384.