Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call of shots fired outside 425 Cherry Street, The Thirsty Turtle at 2:47 a.m. on Friday.

It was reported that there was an altercation that occurred at The Thirsty Turtle resulting in several people shot. Once on the scene, deputies were advised that there was also a report of two males cut and this also occurred at The Thirsty Turtle.

It was reported that someone drove down Cherry Street and begin firing at the people standing outside of The Thirsty Turtle and continued firing at people at the intersection of Cherry and Third Street. During the incident, a total of six people were shot, four females and two males.  

Three victims suffering from gunshot wounds were transported to the Navicent Health Medical Center from the scene by ambulance. The other five victims , three suffering from gunshot wounds and two males suffering from stab wounds were taken to the Navicent Health Medical Center by personal vehicles.

At this time, the circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation.

At the time of this release, one female from the incident, later identified at 22-year-old Jhacaya Mann, of Macon was pronounced dead at the hospital. One female, later identified as 30-year-old Briana Braddy, of Macon, is currently out of surgery and listed in critical condition.

The other victims related to this incident; gunshot victims, non-life threatening injuries:

  • 21-year-old Rysheena Moore, of Macon
  • 40-year-old   Antonio Smith, of Macon
  • 31-year-old Takeshi High, of Pooler Ga
  • 26-year-old Justin Miller ,of Byron Ga  are listed to be in stable condition.

 Stab wound victims, non-life-threatening injuries:

  • 24-year-old Brandon Johnson, of Macon
  • 29-year-old Durand Faulk , of Macon are listed to be in stable condition.

Those victims transported by ambulance were Mann, Miller and High.

There is no description of the suspect at this time. Further information in this incident will be released as this investigation progresses.

 Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.