The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that was reported in the 1600 block of Winston Drive. The incident was called in just before 10:30 p.m.
It was reported that a call of a person shot came into the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office call center. When deputies arrived on scene they found two male victims. The deceased male identified as 17-year-old Joseph Woolfolk of Macon, and a 16-year-old male victim, also from Macon. Woolfolk was pronounced deceased on scene and the 16-year-old was transported to the Navicent hospital to receive treatment for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg.
Investigators are continuing to investigate the homicide in an attempt to determine the events surrounding this incident.
The next of kin was notified by Coroner Leon Jones. 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.