The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred at 4344 West Highland Drive, Shadowood West Apartments, just after 8:00 p.m.

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to Shadowood West Apartments regarding a shots fired call. When deputies arrived on scene, they found a male inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.  The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by the Coroner’s Office. The circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation. 

The name of the victim will be released once the next of kin has been notified.  At this time investigators are following up on a lead, that a person was seen running from the scene into the wooded area located behind the apartment complex.  A Georgia State Patrol helicopter is assisting with a search of the area.

Further information will be released once it becomes available.

This incident is still under investigation.  Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.