An Augusta man was fatally shot early Tuesday at Allen Homes, authorities said.

Old photo shows Jerome Bates with his son and the child’s mother, Champagne. 

Jerome “Jay” Bates, 24, was killed after a shooting on 500 block of Peters Road in Augusta. He is the father of a 4-year-old son, according to friends.

Bates was shot at least one time and was pronounced dead on the scene at 1:40 a.m. Tuesday, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a press release. Bates will be sent to the GBI Lab for an autopsy.

No suspect or motive has been released.