Crime

Reward offered for locating Milledgeville murder suspect

A reward is offered for information leading to the arrest of a Milledgeville murder suspect wanted in Friday's fatal shooting.

Dontavious Janard Dixon is considered armed and dangerous and is wanted for murder in the death of Jaquisha Smith, according to a release on the Milledgeville Police Department’s Facebook page.

Smith, 26, was pronounced dead at Oconee Regional Medical Center on Saturday from multiple gunshot wounds.

Her mother also was also wounded but survived the shooting at 316 West Thomas St.

Anyone with an information regarding Dixon’s location is urged to call Milledgeville police at 478-414-4000.

Those wishing to remain anonymous are encouraged to leave a message on the tip line at 478-414-4413.

Macon Regional Crimestoppers is offering $1,000 to anyone who has information that leads to finding Dixon, according to the department's Facebook page.

Information from the Telegraph archives was used in this report. Writer Liz Fabian contributed to this report. To contact writer Jeremy Timmerman, call 744-4331.

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