The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that took place at Baymont Inn & Suites located at 3680 Riverside Drive.

On July 18, 2023, at 9:33 p.m., deputies responded to Baymont Inn & Suites in reference to reported shots fired. It was reported that a male was found unresponsive with a gunshot wound. He was transported to Atrium Health Navicent by ambulance. No one else was injured during this incident. Investigators are on the scene working to determine the circumstances that led to the incident.

The victim was identified as twenty-five-year-old Donchevelle Gerald Boddie. According to Deputy Coroner Richard Robinson, Donchevelle Boddie was pronounced deceased by medical staff at 10:12 p.m. The next of kin has been notified.

The information provided is preliminary and could change as the investigation progresses.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.