Man shot dead early Tuesday morning

 

Police are asking for the public’s help in finding the suspect in an early-morning homicide Tuesday.

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies found the body of Yossarian Shon Brooks, 39, after they responded to reports of gunshots in the 3600 block of Massoit Drive shortly after midnight Monday.

Brooks was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe the shooter is a black man between 30 and 39 years old, between 5-foot-9 and 6 feet tall and weighing 180-220 pounds. He is described as having a low haircut and a medium to light complexion. He wore a white T-shirt and blue jeans. His vehicle has been described as a black Chrysler 300 sedan.

Investigators recovered spent cartridges from a 9 mm Luger.

Anyone with information can contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 812-1080.

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