The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting and aggravated assault that occurred Monday afternoon.
The location of the actual incident and time that it occurred are still being investigated. Bibb Sheriff’s patrol deputies were dispatched to the Sandy Springs apartments, located at 3044 Bloomfield Drive at 1:45 p.m., in reference to a person shot. According to witness statements, a black Kia Sorento pulled into the apartment complex and stopped in front of building “G”. The occupants of the vehicle were reported to have been shot.
When deputies arrived at the scene, they found 17-year-old Tyrin Riggins, with a gunshot wound to the leg and 16-year-old Elijah Jones with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Riggins was transported to the Navicent for treatment, he is listed to be in stable condition. Jones was pronounced deceased at the scene. The next of kin has been notified by the Coroner’s Office. The circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation.
Additional information will be released as soon as 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.