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Cordele police arrest 16-year-old in shooting death

The juvenile's name and charges are not being released at this time

CORDELE, Ga. — Cordele police have arrested a 16-year-old male in connection to January 14 shooting death.

According to a news release from the Cordele Police Department, police along with the GBI made the arrest Wednesday after an investigation.

The release says the juvenile's name and charges are not being released at this time, and more arrests and charges are possible.

On January 14, officers responded to a shots fired call near 4th Avenue and 3rd Street. 

That's where they found 31-year-old Jared Gherefiel dead. He was later identified as a resident.

This case is still under investigation. If you have any information on this case, you can call the Cordele Police Department at 229-276-2921 or speak with investigators at 501 North 7th Street. You can also call the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Region 3 Americus office at 229-931-2439.

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