Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 3240 Mercer University, Precision Tune in reference to a report of a person shot just before 4:00 p.m. When deputies arrived they could not locate the victim. A second call was dispatched of a person shot at the corner of Church Hill Street and Brentwood Ave. When deputies arrived they discovered it was the victim from Precision Tune. The victim is identified as 43yr old Joseph Silas Jr. he suffered from a gunshot wound to the face (cheek).
There is no information available at this time on the description of the suspect. The victim was transported to the Navicent health by ambulance where he is being treated for his injuries that are non-life- threatening.
This incident is still 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.