Macon teen who was shot Friday night dies

MACON — A 17-year-old Macon teenager has died after being the victim of a shooting Friday night.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office was notified that a victim in the Carlisle Avenue aggravated assault incident on July 15 died from his injuries.

According to the Bibb County Coroner’s Office, 17-year-old Tyreek Demontez Young, of Macon, was pronounced dead at 4 p.m. Sunday.

An 18-year-old male who was taken to Atrium with a gunshot wound to the lower leg, who was with the 17-year-old, is listed in stable condition.

No one else was injured during the shooting.

The Sheriff’s Office has not released any information on a suspect in the shooting.

This incident is still under investigation, anyone with about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


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