Statesboro Police investigating Midtown Bar and Grill shooting

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  • Frank Junior Emeka, 22 of Conyers, has been identified as the primary suspect regarding the shots fired. Photo courtesy of Statesboro Police Department

Emma Smith

Statesboro Police Department is currently investigating a shooting incident that occurred at Midtown Bar and Grill.

According to a press release from Statesboro PD, officers responded to a call at approximately 12:03 a.m. on May 5 in reference to a call about a fight in which shots were fired.

Two victims were transported to East Georgia Regional Medical Center for treatment. Both are in stable condition at this time.

Detectives have identified Frank Junior Emeka as the primary suspect behind the shooting. Warrants have been obtained for Emeka’s arrest.

Statesboro PD encourages anyone who sees the suspect in public to call 911 immediately and to not try to make contact with him, as he is considered armed and dangerous.

Kelly Butler was arrested on scene for Obstructing or Hindering Law Enforcement.

Anyone with information concerning this case should contact Statesboro PD at (912) 764-9911. All media inquiries should be directed to Community Information Specialist Madison Warren at

Emma Smith, The George-Anne News Editor,