Killed – Eric DeBruce (Moultrie, GA)


MOULTRIE, Ga. — Police have identified a man killed in gunfire that also wounded three other people at a home in Moultrie.

The Colquitt County Coroner’s Office identified the man killed as 50-year-old James Key.

WALB-TV reports ( that the three others hit by gunshots were taken to Colquitt Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Authorities say Key, a woman, and two men were talking outside a home around 10 p.m. Sunday night when a gunman or gunmen opened fire on them.

MOULTRIE — A second man wounded on March 3 when a gunman fired more than 30 shots into a group of people gathered in a front of a Moultrie residence has died.

Eric Debruce, 42, died of complications of multiple gunshot wounds, Colquitt County Coroner Verlyn Brock said Thursday evening. He was pronounced dead at 10:28 p.m. Wednesday.

Debruce reportedly was hit at least three times, once in the leg and twice in the upper body. He did not leave the hospital prior to his death.

Debruce was one of four people struck by bullets shortly before 10 p.m. as they were staying warm by a fire in a barrel at 224 Second St. N.W.

James Key, 50, who also was hit by multiple bullets, was pronounced dead at the scene the night of the shooting.

Also wounded in the shooting were Margaret White Tuff and Elizah Daniels.


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