Man man dies after being shot in head at house party

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) — A Macon man is dead after being shot at a house party Friday night.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened at a home in the 4300 block of Mikado Avenue at 11:45 Friday night. During the party, investigators say someone started shooting and a bullet struck 28-year-old Jarvis Knight in the head.

Knight was taken to Medical Center Navicent Health where he died Saturday afternoon.

Investigators are still looking for the shooter.


Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500. You can also call Crimestoppers 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.