UPDATE: 2 arrested following Fort Valley shooting death

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UPDATE (6/2) : Fort Valley Police say two people are now in custody following a shooting Monday that resulted in a man’s death.

27-year-old old Richard “Ricky” Lee Postell is charged with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

26-year-old Jada Unique Williams is charged with murder and aggravated assault as a party to the crime.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Peach County Sheriff’s Office and Peach County Drug Enforcement Unit assisted in the investigation.

“The investigation is ongoing and more charges may be forthcoming and more individuals may be charged,” Chief Lawrence Spurgeon said.


FORT VALLEY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man is dead after being shot Monday night in Fort Valley.

Police say 24-year-old Juan Stewart was shot in the chest at Lakeview Apartments on Edward Street just before 5:30.

Stewart was taken to the Peach County Medical Center, where he later died.

Call Fort Valley Police at (478) 825-3384 if you have any information that could help solve the case.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He's from Alabama, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!