The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators along with Officers from Pardons and Parole arrested 25yr old Keith Beddingfield Jr. for the murder of Javaris Antoine Brown. Beddingfield was taken into custody without incident and interviewed at the Investigations Office. Beddingfield is currently being held without bond for the charge of murder and a separate charge of parole violation.

Original Release

February 4, 2018

Fatal Shooting on Carling Avenue

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting incident that occurred in the 1200 block of Carling Avenue on Sunday afternoon. A passerby called the Sheriff’s Office at around 4:52 p.m. in reference to an unresponsive person sitting in their vehicle. When deputies arrived, they found that the male was a victim of a fatal shooting.  No one else was injured during this incident.

Investigators and Crime Scene investigators are at the scene. We are still in the early stages of this investigation. Additional information will be released as soon as it becomes available.

The victim of the fatal shooting is 33 year old Javaris Antoine Brown of Macon. The next of kin has been notified.

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 Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.