Police were called to the 2100 block of Second Avenue around 12:30 a.m. for gunshots and one person possible wounded. At the scene, police discovered Carter lying face down with two gunshot wounds to the chest, a Richmond County sheriff’s new release said.
Carter, of the 1400 block of Sycamore Drive, was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 12:55 a.m.
Coroner Mark Bowen said the body will be transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for an autopsy.
Police have not released any further details on the incident.
This is the 10th homicide in Richmond County this year.