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GBI investigating after 17-year-old shot to death inside Forsyth Walmart

FORSYTH, Ga. — The GBI is investigating after a 17-year-old boy was shot to death at a Walmart in Forsyth.

The Forsyth Police Department responded to reports of someone shooting inside the store on Sunday around 6:12 p.m.

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Monroe County deputies and Forsyth Police officers responded to the scene.

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Investigators determined that Tarmaine Jontavion Bowden, 17, shot and killed Cedric James Mayes, also 17.

Investigators told WGXA that Bowden shot Mayes in the frozen food section of the store.

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Bowden was arrested and is awaiting charges.

The GBI investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips by calling 1-800-597-TIPS(8477), online at https://gbi.georgia.gov/submit-tips-online, or by downloading the See Something, Send Something mobile app.