UPDATE: Man dies after being shot on Pierce Avenue Saturday

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UPDATE: The man shot on Pierce Avenue in Macon Saturday night has died.

According to Macon-Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, 45-year-old Carlos Daniels died at Atrium Health Navicent The Medical Center just after 1 p.m. Sunday.

Jones said Daniels’ cause of the death is a gunshot wound to the head.


ORIGINAL STORY:

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man is in critical condition after being shot Saturday night.

That’s according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office news release, which said the shooting happened in the 300 block of Pierce Avenue just before 7:30.

Deputies say witnesses reported hearing a gunshot before looking outside their apartment and seeing a man lying on the ground.

An ambulance took the victim, 45-year-old Carlos Daniels, to Atrium Health Navicent The Medical Center.

The investigation is in its early stages, according to the release.

Call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME if you have any information.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He's from Alabama, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!