UPDATE: Arrest made in Monday night shooting

Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones says one person is dead after a shooting Monday night.
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UPDATE: (5/10 7:32 a.m.) – Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested 21-year-old Ja’Kobe Alonzo Archie of Macon in connection to the death of 16-year-old Kymelo Early.

Archie is being held in the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center without bond. He’s charged with involuntary manslaughter.


 

UPDATE: (5/9 9:27 p.m.) – Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones identified the victim of Monday night’s shooting as 16-year-old Kymelo Early.

Jones says Early’s 17th birthday would have been May 31.


UPDATE (5/9 9:25 p.m.)  – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting took place in a parking lot of Friends Food Mart, located at 3350 Houston Avenue.

A news release from the sheriff’s office says deputies were told a “group of males” were in the parking lot of the business when one of the males was shot. The incident was called in at 8:09 p.m.

An ambulance took the victim to Atrium Health Navicent.


ORIGINAL STORY: (5/9 9:17 p.m.)

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones says one person is dead after a shooting near the entrance of Pendleton Homes on Houston Avenue Monday night.

Jones says he doesn’t know the victim’s age or identity yet.

He says the shooting happened just after 8 o’clock. The victim was pronounced dead at 8:59.

Check back for updates.

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