Man allegedly shot after striking woman in face

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office a man was shot in the back after striking a woman in the face and choking her.

It happened at the Waverly Pointe Apartments on Forest Hill Road before 2 a.m. Tuesday morning.

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A report from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says Charles Pettigrew entered a female’s apartment unannounced and saw her there with another man, Corteles Howard.

Pettigrew began yelling, hitting the female in the face and choking her. That’s when Howard shot Pettigrew in the back.

Pettigrew was taken to Navicent Health Hospital and is in stable condition.



The incident is currently under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.