Bibb County crime local

UPDATE: 4 people arrested in Macon teen’s death

MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one teen dead Sunday afternoon.

UPDATE 12/15/21: Investigators issued warrants for 17-year-old Ken’ya Quintae Carter, 14-year-old Frankie Clowers III and his mother, 39-year-old Shantelle Monique Cherry and took them into custody Wednesday morning.

Carter was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center for the charges of Murder-Felony and Armed Robbery. Carter also has several charges that are unrelated to this investigation, (two) counts of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property-Felony, Marijuana Possession-less than an ounce, (four counts) Possession of Firearm During Commission of or Attempt to Commit Certain Felonies, and (five counts) of Aggravated Assault. He has no bond.

Clowers was transported to the Youth Detention Center ,Y.D.C., for the charges of Murder-felony and Possession of a Stolen Firearm-felony. Clowers is being charged as an adult in this investigation. Clowers does not have a bond.

Shantelle Monique Cherry was transported to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center for the charges of False Statements- felony and Tampering with Evidence-felony. Cherry does not have a bond at this time.

UPDATE 12/14/21: Investigators had warrants issued for the arrest of 19-year-old Kowasis Quentrell Moore, the brother of Quentavious Moore, in reference to the fatal shooting of Quentavious Moore that occurred on August 1, 2021. The individuals involved were reported to be fighting as they were trying to retrieve a stolen firearm .

DA Howard and her team along with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office determined the teen’s death was a murder. The brother of the deceased, was taken to the Bibb LEC for the charges of Murder- Felony and Armed Robbery. He has no bond. Additional arrests are pending.

UPDATE: The teen has been identified as 17 year old Quentavious Moore.

The incident happened inside the Macon Mall located at 3661 Eisenhower Parkway just after 4p.m. Reports say two men were involved in an argument that became physical which resulted in one of the men being shot. Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones says the teen was shot twice in the chest.

The 17 year old was taken to the hospital by ambulance where he later died. The victim’s name is not being released until family is notified. This marks the 38th homicide in Macon-Bibb.

(Photo credit: David Brown-KBTV viewer)
Kowasis Quentrell Moore
Shantelle Monique Cherry
Ken’ya Quintae Carter

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