The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that took place in the parking lot of Friends Food Mart, located at 3350 Houston Avenue. The incident was called into the Macon-Bibb County 911 Center at 8:09 p.m.

It was reported that a group of males were in the parking lot of the business, when one of the males was shot. The male victim was transported to the Atrium Health Navicent by ambulance. According to Coroner Leon Jones, the male was later pronounced deceased.

The name of the male will not be released until the next of kin has been notified.

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office investigators are investigating the incident. Additional information will be released when it becomes available.

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.