Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting incident that occurred, just after 4:00 a.m., Sunday.

Deputies responded to the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Poplar Street regarding a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, they located a male suffering from a gunshot wound. The male, identified as 30-year-old, Robert Evans, was transported to Atrium Health Navicent Hospital by ambulance, where he was later pronounced deceased. The next of kin has been notified.

It was reported that Evans was involved in a physical altercation and after the altercation several shots were fired in his direction. A second male, walking down the sidewalk during this incident was struck by gunfire. He was transported to the hospital by personal vehicle for treatment for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. He is listed to be in stable condition.

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

This incident is still under investigation. Investigators are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.