Deputies were called to 1631 Cleveland St. about 1:55 a.m. and found Henry "Mendez" Stokes, 37, of that address.
The victim had been shot at least once and was dead, according to a news release from Lt. Scott Peebles, of the Violent Crimes Division.
The location and number of wounds were being withheld.
The motive for the homicide is believed to be a drug-related robbery, Lt. Peebles stated.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the sheriffs office at (706) 821-1080.