UPDATE | Man dies after being shot in head

UPDATE:  Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones confirmed that the shooting victim died Friday just after 4 p.m.

Jones says 37-year-old Deontae Rachell died from the gunshot wound to the head.

Coroner Jones says this is the 20th death this year.

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man is in the hospital after being shot in the head Wednesday night.

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office deputies say it happened at the corner of Pebble and Shaw Streets just before 8:30.

Deputies say they found a 37-year-old man on the ground with a gunshot wound to the head.

Deputies were told there was a fight between 36-year-old Teondrious Deon Johnson and the victim, and Johnson pulled a pistol out and shot the man.

The victim was taken to Medical Center, Navicent Health, and is listed in critical condition.

Johnson was taken to the Bibb County Jail and is charged with aggravated assault.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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