The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred at 4344 West Highland Drive at the Shadowood West Apartments just after 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Bibb County deputies responded to the apartment complex regarding a shots fired call. When deputies arrived on scene, they found a man inside a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.
The victim was pronounced dead on the scene by the Coroner’s Office. The circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation.
At this time investigators are following up on a lead, that a person was seen running from the scene into the wooded area located behind the apartment complex. A Georgia State Patrol helicopter is assisting with a search of the area.
Sheriff’s officials say they will be release the name of the victim once the next of kin has been notified.
This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.