A shooting in Cordele in which the suspect fled to Perry is now a double-homicide.
The second victim who had been critically wounded in the Saturday shooting has died, according to a Cordele Police Department news release. Sheena Jones, 33, died Monday at the Medical Center, Navicent Health.
Shawna Ware, 31, was found dead on the scene at 412 East 21st Ave. on Saturday.
James Smith, 39, is charged with murder and aggravated assault in those deaths.
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Smith was found at the Scottish Inn and Suites at 405 General Courtney Hodges Blvd. in Perry and allegedly opened fired on officers attempting to arrest him early Sunday.
No one was hurt, although at least two bullets stuck a shield officers were using, according to the GBI.