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UPDATE: Man charged in homicide at Macon apartment complex

MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – Bibb investigators are searching for answers after a 30 year old man was found shot to death in Macon Thursday afternoon.

UPDATE 5/26/22: 27-year-old Brian Christopher Horton Jr. has been arrested and charged with murder along with other warrants in different cases. A crime stoppers tip led to his arrest. Horton was arrested around 2pm at an apartment at at 2050 Merriwood Drive. He has no bond.

Photo credit: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office

The shooting happened around 1:12pm at the River Park Apartments, located at 720 Tidewater Circle. After responding to a shots fired call, deputies arrived on scene and found 30 -year-old Keonta Quintez Rouse of Macon unresponsive in front of building 30. Coroner Leon Jones pronounced him dead on the scene.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information in reference this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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