Macon man dies weeks after he was shot by his neighbor

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A Macon man passed away in the hospital weeks after he was shot by his neighbor.

According to Macon-Bibb County Coroner, Leon Jones, 49 year old Kelvin Orr died at Medical Center Navicent Health on Sunday.

According to the incident report from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened when Orr tried to force his way into his neighbor’s home. The report details the neighbor pushed Orr and told him to get back before firing two to three shots.

Investigators found Orr lying in the neighbor’s front yard with one gunshot wound to the chest and another in his stomach. Investigators believe Orr might have been intoxicated and confused his neighbor’s home for his own.

No charges have been filed in this case.


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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.