Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to  Brookhaven Apartments, located at 4861 Brookhaven Rd; on  March 29, 2023, at 6:31 p.m. in reference to a domestic call.

While en route, deputies were advised of an additional call of a  person shot  at the same location. When deputies arrived, they discovered a Hispanic male unresponsive suffering from a gunshot wound. Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley pronounced the victim, later identified as 37-year-old Christopher Matthew Rachalla , deceased at the scene.

It was reported that the suspect, 32-year-old Keywan Gerold Capers, was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend when the victim, 37-year-old Christopher Matthew Rachalla, tried to intervene  and was shot and killed by Capers. After shooting Rachalla , Capers fled the scene in his girlfriend’s vehicle. A look-out was placed for Capers and the vehicle. The vehicle was located moments later and  stopped. Capers was taken into custody with the assistance of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office . Capers was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center where he is charged with Aggravated Assault and Murder. He is currently being held without bond.

Anyone with information in reference to this investigation is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.