Bibb deputies investigating Macon teen’s attempted suicide

Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Macon teenager is in critical condition after Bibb investigators say he attempted to kill himself.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the incident happened around 4 p.m. Monday at Wilshire Woods Apartment Complex on Rocky Creek Road. Investigators say 18-year-old Quintin Jackson and two friends were talking inside an apartment when Jackson pulled out a gun he was carrying.

The sheriff’s office tells 41NBC Jackson emptied all of the bullets and put one back into the gun. He then pulled the trigger twice before the gun went off and hit Jackson in the head.

Jackson was sent to a local hospital for treatment. He is listed in critical condition.

Lt. Randy Gonzalez with the sheriff’s office says the incident is being investigated as attempted suicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500.

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