Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Robinson Road near Hollingsworth Road in reference to a report of a person shot just after 11:30 p.m. Friday. When deputies arrived they found the victim, 23 year old, Eddie James Harris Jr. sitting inside his vehicle with a gunshot wound to the back of the head.
It was reported that Harris was traveling north behind a gray in color Ford Fusion on Hollingsworth Road. It was reported that once both vehicles turned right onto Robinson Road, the Ford Fusion then pulled over to the right side of the road. It was reported that Harris attempted to drive pass the vehicle when several shots were fired into his vehicle.It was reported that Harris then exited his vehicle and returned fire. The suspect fled the area in the vehicle after Harris exchanged gunfire. There is no information available at this time on the description of the suspect. The vehicle is described as a dark gray Ford Fusion with dark tinted windows.
Harris was transported to a local hospital by ambulance. He is in stable condition. The bullet did not penetrate his skull.
The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.