Deputies investigating 2 shootings in Emanuel County

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EMANUEL COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – Two people are dead after two shootings in Emanuel County.

The first one happened Saturday morning at a home on King Circle Drive in Swainsboro.

The victim has been identified as 40-year-old Bernie Givens.

The second shooting happened around 4 a.m. Sunday at Flat’s Lounge in Swainsboro.

The victim there has been identified as 20-year-old Devonte Coney.

Both bodies have been sent to the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta for autopsies this week.

The coroner tells us he’s not sure if the shootings are related.

We have reached out to the sheriff’s office for more information.

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