MACON, Ga. (WGXA) -- The GBI is investigating after a man was shot by Bibb County Deputies outside the Tindall Senior Towers assisted living complex on Felton Avenue.
According to Sheriff David Davis, the man was wanted in connection to a November 2022 homicide and was spotted in a vehicle on Houston Avenue at around 4:30 on Wednesday afternoon.
Davis says that plain-clothes deputies and a uniformed deputy followed him into a dead-end driveway on Felton Avenue. One of the deputies said he felt threatened and shot him. Davis said that they found a gun that they believe to belong to the man following the shooting.
Davis continued to say that there was a child in the vehicle at the time of the shooting and that deputies were aware that the child was present. The child was uninjured during the shooting.
When asked why the deputy felt threatened, Davis stated that it was part of the investigation by the GBI.