Prayer vigil tonight following shootings
A prayer vigil is being held tonight — following two shootings in Newnan yesterday which left one man injured and two dead. Tamarkus T. Cook, pastor at St. Smyrna Baptist Church, said the prayer vigil will be held at St. Smyrna at 7 p.m. St. Smyrna is located at 68 Heery Rd. The purpose of the service is “urging the community to commit to peace in light of the shooting yesterday,” Cook said. “I'm bringing local clergy together to have a joint service tonight.” Police are looking for Kamikie Nechez “Chez” Wilkins, 23, who is sought in the shooting deaths of Gregory Marquel Anderson, 31, and Darian Vershon Darelle Person, 23, on Hill Street yesterday around 6:45 p.m. Another shooting took place about 1 p.m. Tuesday on Lovelace Street. Jerome Grier, Jr., 28, is in critical condition at an Atlanta hospital.