Roberta Man Shot and Killed on Rocky Creek Road

A Roberta man has been shot and killed in Macon’s 21st homicide of the year.  

The shooting happened, around 7 p.m. at 1887 Rocky Creek Rd.

32-year-old Ronald Howard from 706 Seagler Rd.Roberta, GA, was shot one time in the back.

Paramedics performed CPR as they transported Howard to the Medical Center of Central Georgia.

According to Bibb County Coroner, Leon Jones, Howard was pronounced dead at 9:45 pm by the Medical Center trauma team. Police tell 41 NBC they’re currently investigating.

“At this time we’re investigating the shooting of a black male subject. Right now the detectives have just arrived and we’re checking the crime scene at this point,” said Macon Deputy Chief, Mike Carswell.

A neighbor near the crime scene describes the moments after the shooting.

“I looked out the window and I seen all the flashing lights and I went outside to see what was going on, the police officer asked me if I had heard any gunshots, I said no because I’ve been sitting in the living room, he said well somebody got shot,” said Dieter Mueller, a neighbor near the crime scene.

BibbCounty Coroner Leon Jones said Howards parents said he was staying in Macon for the last six months.

Neighbors say there was a lot of activity late in the night, with cars coming in and out of the driveway.

If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

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