UPDATE: Man shot, killed outside Advance Auto Parts in Macon identified

UPDATE: According to Macon-Bibb County Coroner, Leon Jones, 51 year old Ernest Hemphill is the man was shot outside of Advanced Auto Parts on Mercer University Drive Wednesday morning.


ORIGINAL STORY:

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A 51-year-old man is dead after being shot outside of an auto parts store early Wednesday morning.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, deputies found the man with gunshot wounds to his upper body in the parking lot of the Advance Auto Parts store at 3230 Mercer University Drive just after 12:30 a.m.

Deputies say the man was taken to Atrium Health Navicent, The Medical Center, where he died.

Deputies are looking for a suspect. If you have any information that could help, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

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