Newton investigators seek tips in fatal shooting

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information about a fatal shooting.

Deputies tell FOX 5 that Nigiel Cliffard James, 26, was discovered on the ground of the Silos of Ellington neighborhood suffering from a gunshot wound.

James was taken to Grady hospital and later died from his injuries.

The Criminal Investigation Division is currently interviewing witnesses.

If you have any tips, contact Investigator Brent Morrison at 678-625-1442.

You can also provide information by contacting the anonymous tip line at 678-625-5007 or