Griffin suspect arrested in fatal shooting

Griffin police officers have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred Friday morning at a Griffin apartment.

Devin Simpson is charged with murder with other charges pending, according to a Griffin Police Department press release issued late Friday afternoon.

According to the GPD, officers responded around 11:30 a.m. Friday to an East Solomon Street apartment in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located an unresponsive female suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

“Preliminary reports indicate that a dispute between neighbors turned from a verbal altercation to violence,” the press report stated.

JaDestiny Lee, 24, succumbed to gunshot wounds at the scene despite efforts of emergency medical personnel, the GPD reported.

This investigation is still active and ongoing.

Anyone with information that would assist investigators in this case are asked to call GPD Investigator Richard Powell at 470-771-3097.