One Deceased Following Hagans Circle Shooting

A shooting on Hagans Circle in Tennille claimed the life of 25-year-old Montico Maze late Saturday evening.

“It’s a sad case for Washington County,” said Washington County Sheriff Joel Cochran.

According to Sheriff Cochran, deputies with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and emergency medical units were dispatched to the 600-block of Hagans Circle in Tennille at approximately 7:43 p.m. on Saturday, April 3 in reference to a shooting.

Sheriff Cochran stated that Washington County EMS transported 25-year-old Maze to Washington County Regional Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

“We continue to pray for the families,” said Sheriff Cochran.

According to Sheriff Cochran, this incident began as a domestic disturbance between Maze and his girlfriend. Deputies detained the shooter, and the investigation concerning this tragic incident is ongoing.

Sheriff Cochran explained that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation was also contacted to assist with the investigation.

“We’re all continuing to investigate this case,” said Washington County Sheriff Cochran.

Anyone with information concerning this incident is encouraged to contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at 478-552-0911 or the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Eastman Office by calling 478-374-6988.