Arrest made in Macon’s 48th homicide on Grier Street

Grier Street Shooting

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)  — A shooting at a Macon duplex leaves one man dead and another in the hospital. According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened behind a duplex in the 700 block of Grier Street around 4:00pm.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones identified the homicide victim as 24 year-old Shawn Watts Jr.

According to investigators, 24-year-old Khalil Malik Raines drove his brother, Cleveland Raines, from Grier Street, to the hospital. While at the hospital, investigators transported Kahlil to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crimes Division to be interviewed about the fatal shooting incident. After being interviewed by investigators about the incident, Raines was transported to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Law Enforcement Center where he is currently being held, without bond, for the charge of Murder.

Coroner Jones says this is Macon’s 48th homicide of 2021. Anyone with information in reference to this incident can contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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