According to a press release, a shooting occurred at the Primetime Lounge located on Northside Drive West on November 10th at around 2:30am. Johnnie L. Benton is deceased and 21 year old Jamal Heard is in stable condition after being transported to Savannah, Georgia for treatment according to Public Safety Director Wendell. Both victims, of Rincon, Georgia, suffered from gunshot wounds and the families of both victims have been identified.
This case is currently under investigation and more information will come as it is released.
Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Investigations Bureau at the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to “TIPSSPD plus your message” to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.