UPDATE: Person of interest wanted in December fatal shooting on Lakeshore Drive

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office believes it has identified a person of interest, who is wanted in connection a murder that happened on December 22, 2015.

This man in the photo was seen walking from from Lakeview Apartments toward the location of where the victim was parked.

If you know who he is, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

You can also call Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Georgia Arson Control is offering a reward up to $10,000 to help investigators solve a case.On Dec. 22, 2015, Deleon Wiley Hudson was found in a burning SUV on Lakeshore Drive.  Bibb deputies say 43-year-old’s body was set on fire in a brown 2002 Nissan Xttera after being fatally shot.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Georgia Arson Control hotline at 1-800-282-5804.

To receive the reward, the information must lead to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible.

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man was found dead in a car that was set on fire in East Macon today.

Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call at 12:00 noon today of a gunshot on Lakeshore Drive. It was reported that Macon-Bibb Fire department was called to the location in reference to a vehicle fire.

When they arrived they found a piece of cloth in the opening to the gas tank which was on fire.

While putting out the fire they discovered an unresponsive white male in the vehicle.

When Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the location they found the victim fatally wounded by a single gunshot.

The victim was identified as 43 year old Deleon Wiley Hudson, of Macon. The incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

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