A Macon man was found dead in a burning car just before noon Tuesday on Lakeshore Drive in east Macon.
He has been identified as Deleon Wiley Hudson, 43.
Macon-Bibb County Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire and when firefighters arrived on scene, they discovered Hudson fatally shot in the vehicle, according to a sheriff's office news release.
Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones pronounced Hudson dead at the scene.
Anyone with any information on the crime is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff's Office at 478-751-7500 or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
Hudson's death is the 27th homicide in Bibb County this year.
Interactive Map:2015 Bibb County homicides