The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that took place in the 200 block of Riley Avenue. The incident occurred at around 6:30 p.m.

It was reported that a call of a person shot came into the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office call center. Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies arrived on scene and found one male victim inside of the residence, located at 213 Riley Avenue. The victim, 26-year-old Justin Coby Mahone, was pronounced deceased at the scene.  No one else was reported to have been injured during this incident.

According to Coroner Leon Jones, the next of kin has been notified.

This homicide investigation is in the early stages. 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 Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.