The victim was identified as Truemaine Jones, 27. Richmond County Deputy Coroner Johnny McDonald said it appeared that Jones was shot in the face.
According to a statement released this morning by investigators, deputies responded to the rear parking lot behind the A and B building at 201 East Telfair Street at 9:11 p.m. and found Jones, of the 200 block of Japonica Avenue.
"This investigation is in its early stages and no further information will be released at this time," Lt. Blaise Dresser said in a statement this morning.
It is Richmond County’s seventh murder of 2012.