The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that was reported in the 3500 block of Lawton Avenue around 1:42 a.m. on Tuesday.

Deputies responded to a call of shots fired and a person down in the roadway. When deputies and emergency services arrived, they found a black male suffering from a single gunshot wound lying in the roadway. The male was pronounced deceased on scene by Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley. The circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation. The identity of the male is unknown at this time.

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.