COMMERCE, Ga. – The household of a Commerce man who was shot and killed almost 4 months in the past at a Greenback Basic retailer needs solutions.
William “Billy” Smith, 49, and his brother Phillip Smith have been each shot whereas strolling into the Greenback Basic retailer positioned 45 B. Wilson Street in Commerce round 7:35 p.m. on Jan. 26. Each have been rushed to Northeast Georgia Medical Middle in Gainesville the place Billy Smith later died, police mentioned.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation, which was requested to help within the case, released surveillance images of the suspect, however haven’t but recognized the person.
Smith’s household mentioned they’re confidant somebody is aware of who killed him.
“Do not know what automotive to search for, nothing,” mentioned Maylisha Smith.
“No concept who or why,” Adrienne Smith.
“He is like a ghost. He got here and dedicated this heinous crime after which ‘poof,’ simply disappeared within the nighttime. You understand it is unhappy, you already know. They took a life, a valuable life and you may’t even get a proof for why,” mentioned Maylisha Smith.
Investigators described the man as a light-skinned man who’s about 5-foot-10-inches tall with dark-colored hair. The suspect was carrying a long-sleeve black shirt, black shorts, tan sneakers, and a black masks. Police mentioned he fled the scene in a dark-colored smaller SUV.
A motive behind the taking pictures was not instantly recognized.
Anybody with info or who may acknowledge the suspect within the image is requested to name the Georgia Bureau of Investigation at 706-552-2309 or the Commerce Police Division at706-335-3200.
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