UPDATE: Arrest made in fatal shooting at Brookhaven Apartments

Deputies responded to a domestic call and found an unresponsive man with a gunshot wound.

UPDATE:  Deputies make an arrest. It was reported that suspect 32-year-old Keywan Gerold Capers was involved in an altercation with his girlfriend when victim 37-year-old Christopher Matthew Rachalla tried to intervene  and was shot and killed by Capers. After shooting Rachalla , Capers fled the scene in his girlfriend’s vehicle. A look-out was placed for Capers and  the vehicle. The vehicle was located moments later and  stopped. Capers was taken into custody with the assistance of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office . Capers was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center where he is charged with Aggravated Assault and Murder. He is currently being held without bond.


UPDATE: The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley identified the victim of Wednesday’s shooting as 37-year-old Christopher Matthew Rachalla.

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a man was shot and killed at Brookhaven Apartments Wednesday night.

Deputies responded to a domestic call at the complex, located at 4861 Brookhaven Road, just after 6:30, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release. Deputies were notified while en route that a person had been shot at that location.

Upon arrival, deputies say they found a man with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead by Deputy Coroner Lonnie Miley. A person of interest is in custody, according to deputies.

The investigation is ongoing. Call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME if you have information.

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