3 homicides in Macon on Halloween, 25 this year


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Two people were shot in Macon Tuesday night just before 10 PM.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office responded to one person who was shot and killed at a house. The other, found just a few houses down, and was transported to Navicent Health.

Bibb County Coroner Lonnie Miley, says it’s too early on in the investigation to say if the two are related. No names have been released.

Another shooting happened before 9 PM on Burton Avenue. Miley says the person later died at the emergency room. That name hasn’t been released.

Lieutenant Randy Gonzalez says there is a person detained, related to the Burton Ave. shooting,and is being questioned.

The third homicide involved a missing person from Macon. Jontavious Towns was found in South Macon just after 4PM, on Rosecrest Avenue.

Theses are still developing investigations. If you have any information, call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

We’ll have more information as the stories develop.