Coroner: 1 dead, 1 hospitalized after Macon shooting
It happened Wednesday afternoon at Majestic Garden Apartments.
MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – An 18-year-old is dead and a 17-year-old is injured following a shooting in Macon Wednesday afternoon.
It happened just before 5 o’clock at Majestic Garden Apartments on Rocky Creek Road, according to Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones.
Jones says he pronounced 18-year-old Marquavious Deshaun Wright dead at 5:10 p.m. He says the 17-year-old, Deonte Hunt, was shot in the leg. Hunt was taken to Atrium Health Navicent, The Medical Center by ambulance.
A news release sent by the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office said the investigation is in its early stages and investigators are speaking to a person of interest.
Call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME if you have any information.