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GBI investigating man's alleged shooting death of his brother in Walton County

The Walton County Sheriff's Office requested the GBI's assistance in the investigation.
Credit: WXIA

MONROE, Ga. — A 31-year-old Monroe man was charged with the murder of his brother on Friday, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation

They said that Friday afternoon at about 4:35 p.m., Walton County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call regarding a person shot at an address off of Jack Glass Road in Monroe

When deputies arrived, they found 27-year-old Henry Thomas McDougal of Monroe suffering from a gunshot wound, they said. 

The GBI said that aid was given to McDougal immediately. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

A short time later, the GBI said, Henry's brother, James Lewis McDougal, surrendered to deputies. 

They said he is being charged with his brother's murder. 

The Walton County Sheriff's Office requested the assistance of the GBI's Athens Office to assist with the investigation. Henry will be transported to the GBI Crime Lab in Decatur for an autopsy.