The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that occurred in the 2500 block of Willis Drive just before 11:30 p.m. Friday night.

Deputies responded to Willis Drive in reference to a person shot.  Upon arrival deputies found a 23-year-old male later identified as Dakari Faulkner, suffering from a single gunshot wound.   Faulkner was transported to Atrium Health where he was  later pronounced deceased by medical staff. According to Coroner Leon Jones the next of kin has been notified.  

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office investigators are still determining what lead up to the shooting. 

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