The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office was notified that the victim of an aggravated assault, that took place in the area of Nisbet Drive, died at the hospital. The original incident was called into the Macon-Bibb 911 Center at 4:37 p.m.

The victim, 18-year-old  Ashton Fort, was reported to have been shot several times.  Sheriff’s deputies and EMS responded to a residence in the 5000 block of Nisbet Drivewhere Fort was located. Fort was transported to the hospital by ambulance.

According to Deputy Coroner Luanne Stone, Fort was pronounced deceased at around 9:22 p.m.  The next of kin has been notified.

The circumstances surrounding this 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 1-478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.