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Statesboro police arrest 3 in fatal shooting
Police identify man killed in Friday incident at Campus Crossings
Steven Williams

The Statesboro Police Department has arrested three suspects in a homicide investigation that left a Norcross man dead.

At approximately 12:30 a.m. Friday, the Statesboro Police Department responded to a shooting at Campus Crossings on Lanier Drive where officers located two gunshot victims. One of the victims, identified as Mikeal Hamilton, 24, of Norcross, was killed, police said Friday afternoon.

The other victim, Ian Lamar Rumph, 24, was transported to East Georgia Regional Medical Center.

Steven Williams, 21, of Augusta, is charged with murder and aggravated assault.

Joseph Miles, 18, and Malik Rashad Freeman, 19, both of Lanier Drive, are each charged with misdemeanor obstruction and making false statements, a felony.

The three were detained at Campus Crossings and transported to the Statesboro Police Department for questioning. Upon further investigation, all three were charged and are currently being held at the Bulloch County Jail awaiting court action, police said.

During the investigation, the Statesboro-Bulloch Crime Suppression Team arrested several other subjects on drug charges at Campus Crossings.

"The Statesboro Police Department would like to thank the Bulloch County Sheriff's Office and Georgia Southern University Police Department for assisting in the investigation," the release says.

This case is still under investigation. No further information, such as a motive, is being released at this time.
Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911. You may also anonymously submit information to or by sending text message starting with "TIPSSPD" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

Campus Crossings is an apartment complex at 133 Lanier Drive, and its proximity to the Georgia Southern University campus draws many students to live there.



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