UPDATE: Arrest made in connection to fatal shooting on Woodliff Street in Macon

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Michael Jerome Maxwell - Photo Credit to Bibb County Sheriff's Office

UPDATE: (2/2) Around 5:20 p.m. Thursday the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office sent out a release saying that investigators have identified and charged a person in connection to the fatal shooting on Woodliff Street.

Investigators contacted family members of 36 year-old Michael Jerome Maxwell in relation to speaking with him about the homicide investigation. According to the release, Maxwell turned himself over to Bibb authorities Thursday afternoon. Maxwell has been interviewed and is now being held at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Complex for the charge of murder, without bond.


UPDATE:  (1/2) The victim of the shooting was identified to be 39 year-old Antonio Mason. The next of kin has been notified. The incident is still under investigation, anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that happened just before 12:30 this morning. According to a press release the shooting took place in the 1800 block of Woodliff Street. The victim was transported to Atrium Health Navicent by ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

His identity has not yet been released pending notification of next of kin.

The shooting is under investigation. Additional information will be released as soon as it becomes available.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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