The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred in the 6000 block of Thomaston Road, Hunters Run Apartments.

The incident took place at 7:18 p.m.It was reported that a 26-year-old male victim later identified as Joshua Horne Sr. was fatally shot during a verbal altercation that turned physical. During the altercation a gun was presented and Horn was shot once in the chest. Horne was pronounced dead on scene by the Coroner’s Office. The suspect, 37-year-old Earlondez Donta Bond, was taken into custody at the scene. Bond was transported to the Criminal Investigation Unit to be interviewed. After the interview Bond was transported to the Bibb Law Enforcement Center and booked on the charge of murder.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.