UPDATE: Second arrest made in shooting death of Macon teen

Eighteen-year-old Jamon Jackson is facing charges in the shooting death of 16-year-old Kendrick Davis.

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – UPDATE (6:15 p.m.): Bibb County deputies made a second arrest in connection to a shooting Tuesday night that left a 16-year-old dead.

16-year-old Troy Jackson is in custody at the Macon Regional Youth Detention Center, according to an updated news release.

18-year-old Jamon Jackson, who the sheriff’s office identified in its first news release, is at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center.

Both face murder charges.

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MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – Bibb County deputies arrested a teen in connection to the shooting death of another teen.

18-year-old Jamon Jackson faces charges in the shooting death of 16-year-old Kendrick Davis. This is Macon-Bibb County’s 34th homicide this year.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened just after 11:00 Tuesday night on the corner of Warpath and Manson Roads.

Deputies responded to a report of a person shot. When they arrived, they found 16-year-old Kendrick Davis lying in the street with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to The Medical Center, Navicent Health where he was pronounced dead by Macon-Bibb County Corner Leon Jones.

Deputies say Davis was walking down Warpath Road when a dark colored car drove by and fired several shots at Davis. The suspect was gone by the time deputies arrived. No one else was injured.

The shooting is currently under investigation. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.