Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call of shots fired outside 425 Cherry Street, The Thirsty Turtle at 2:47 a.m. on Friday.
It was reported that there was an altercation that occurred at the Thirsty Turtle resulting in several people shot. Once on scene, deputies were advised that there was also a report of two males cut and this also occurred at The Thirsty Turtle.
It was reported that someone drove down Cherry Street and begin firing at the people standing outside of The Thirsty Turtle and continued firing at people at the intersection of Cherry and Third Street. During the incident, a total of six people were shot, four females and two males.
Three victims suffering from gunshot wounds were transported to the Navicent Health Center from the scene by ambulance. The other five victims , three suffering from gunshot wounds and two males suffering from stab wounds were taken to the Navicent Health Center by personal vehicles.
At this time, the circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation.
At the time of this release, one female from the incident was later pronounced dead at the hospital. One female is currently in surgery with life threating injuries. The other victims related to this incident are listed to be in stable condition. Victim information will be released once the next of kin has been notified.
There is no description of the suspect at this time. Once further information is obtained it will be released.
The incident is still actively under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.