On Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 10:52 P.M. officers of the Warner Robins Police Department responded to 101 Woodcrest Circle, Apt 14A, in reference to a person with a gunshot wound.
Preliminary investigation revealed the victim, identified as Joel Taylor (25 years old, Warner Robins), was inside his apartment when two black males forced the door open. One of the males shot Taylor multiple times.
Taylor was transported to the Houston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased by medical personnel.
This investigation is ongoing. More information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with additional information about this incident is asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 478.929.6911. Information can also be submitted through TipSubmit by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637) and include keyword WRPD in the body of the text. More information about TipSubmit can be found at WRPolice.org.