UPDATE 09/08/2021 6:11 p.m. – Americus man, Allan Tremain Barthell, was captured Sept. 8, 2021 in Virginia, according to officials. Read the full update below.
AMERICUS, Ga. (WRBL) — According to Americus Police Department, the suspect of a reported shooting is wanted for homicide.
Officers of Americus Police Department and emergency medical personnel responded to a reported shooting at 7:05 p.m. on the 600 block of Winn Street.
37-year-old, Allan Tremain Barthell, of Americus has been identified as the primary suspect in this homicide investigation.
He was last seen fleeing the scene in a silver 2007 Lexus RX with a Georgia tag, TAF8187. Barthell is wanted for homicide and is considered armed and dangerous.
The victim, Brandon Marquis Burney, was transported to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center. The 30-year-old has since succumbed to his injuries.
Anyone with additional information is encouraged to call the Americus Police Department at 229-924-3677 or after hours at 229-937-9011.
Anyone with knowledge of Barthell’s whereabouts should immediately call 911.