Man killed on Wright Street, another airlifted for gunshot wound

Published 7:18 am Monday, January 18, 2021

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A man was shot and killed on 115 Wright Street on Sunday evening, according to a LaGrange Police Department press release.
The victim was identified as Deandre Rashad Cotton, 27. Cotton was pronounced deceased as a result of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the press release.
While officers were responding to the scene, they were notified that a second victim, a 28-year-old had arrived at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center via personal vehicle. That victim had been shot once and was lifeflighted to a metro Atlanta hospital.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the LaGrange Police Department at 706 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706 812-1000.