The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that occurred near the Jeffersonville Road and Roseview Drive intersection just before 5:00 p.m. Saturday.
The Macon-Bibb E-911 Center received the call at 4:47 p.m., reporting shots fired in the area. Deputies responded to the scene and discovered a twenty-five-year-old male, later identified as Cortavius Hassan Ates, unresponsive with a gunshot wound. Cortavius Ates was later pronounced deceased on the scene by Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley. The next of kin has been notified.
Currently, there is no suspect information. Additional details will be released as it becomes available.
Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are still determining what led up to the shooting.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.