Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested 28-year-old Demetrius John Simmons.
It was reported that Simmons was in Tyceanna Brown‘s apartment with his girlfriend washing clothes. Investigators discovered that it was a gun that Simmons had in his possession that was involved in this incident. Simmons was taken into custody by deputies and transported to the criminal investigation office to be interviewed.
After the interview Simmons was transported to the Bibb County Law enforcement center and booked on the charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, aggravated assault, and felony murder. Simmons is being held without bond at this time.
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February 15, 2021
Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Person Shot
Bibb County Sheriff’s Office investigators are investigating the shooting incident of a one-year-old child. The incident occurred at Chambers Cove Apartments, located at 204 Chambers Cove Drive, just after 11:00 p.m. Sunday night.
A call came into the 911 Call Center from the Atrium Health Navicent Hospital about a child being transported by private vehicle to the hospital for treatment. Investigators made contact with the child’s mother, Tyceanna Brown inside the emergency room.It was reported that Brown allowed friends over to her apartment to wash clothes.
Brown left the room and then heard a single gunshot. She returned to the room to find her one-year-old son suffering from a single gunshot wound to his upper body. Brown then transported her son to the hospital by car.The child identified as one-year-old Monterrious Brown was rushed into emergency surgery, but later succumbed to his injuries. The circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation. This incident is in the early stages of the investigation. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.