Bibb County crime

UPDATE: Teen arrested in murder investigation that left 2 dead in east Macon

MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – Two men are dead after a shooting in east Macon Sunday night.

UPDATE 2/16/22: Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested a teen at 4:00pm Wednesday afternoon. A Crimestoppers tip led to his arrest. The 16-year-old suspect was located at a residence in the 1300 block of Sanford Drive. The 16-year-old suspect was taken to the Macon Reginal Youth Detention Center and charged with two counts of Murder, two counts of Cruelty to Children in the 1st Degree, and four counts of Aggravated Assault. He is being held without bond at this time.

The shooting happened just before 9:30 p.m. at 584 Emery Highway, Quick Serve Gas Station. It was reported that two males had been shot in the parking lot. When deputies arrived on scene, they found 32-year-old Trey Marcel Smith and 27-year-old Debarius Devonte Sanford, both of Macon, unresponsive. Sanford and Smith were taken to Atrium Navicent Health, where they were later pronounced dead.

Bibb deputies say the suspect is described as a medium build male wearing dark color clothes with a mask and hood over his face. (See photos below) He was last seen running down Womack Street. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

The investigation is ongoing.

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