The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Attempted Armed Robbery that was reported to have taken place in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart located at 6020 Harrison Road. The incident was called into the Macon-Bibb 911 Center at 8:21p.m.

It was reported that a male was shot while in the parking lot. Witnesses stated that the victim’s fiancé was approached by two males that demanded the keys to their vehicle. The male victim, identified as 41-year-old Ronnie Albea, refused to give them the keys, and was involved in an altercation with the two men when he was shot. Albea was transported to the hospital by ambulance, where he was later pronounced deceased. The next of kin has been notified by Coroner Leon Jones.

The suspects in this incident are described as black males, in their early 20’s. One male is described as tall and slender. The second male is described as short and heavyset. Further information about the suspects will be released once it becomes available.

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