UPDATE: 7 year old shot at Macon apartment complex
UPDATE: The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office has provided an update on the case through an incident report in which the circumstances surrounding the Saturday night shooting have been revealed.
According to the report, the family of the victim say that the victim and his siblings were laying in bed watching TV when several shots were fired and everyone in the room got down– after the shots, siblings and the mother found the victim had been shot.
When deputies arrived at the scene, the mother of the victim was holding him in her arms, covering the bullet wound on the left side of his neck with a cloth, while applying pressure.
Deputies found several shell casings and live ammunition outside on the side walk and in the parking lot by the apartment building, as well as three bullet holes in the siding of the building.
The case is still under investigation.
The Bibb Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Aggravated Assault at 3867 Log Cabin Drive, in Green Meadows Apartments at 8:39 p.m Saturday night.
Deputies responded and found a 7-year-old male who had been shot. He was transported to Atrium Health Navicent where he was listed in critical condition.
There is no information on the suspect at this time.
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.