The state agency is investigating the fatal shooting, which occurred Friday night at an off-campus block party in the 600 block of Carver Drive. Peach County Coroner Kerry Rooks said Tyler French, 27, of Byron, died around 3 a.m. Saturday, Channel 2 Action News reported.
All seven of the wounded victims were considered stable Saturday afternoon at hospitals, according to the GBI. Fort Valley school officials confirmed that some students were among those injured. Rooks was not a student, officials said.