UPDATE: Teen dies in ER after north Macon shooting

17-year-old killed in north Macon shooting

(UPDATE 6 p.m.)

Bibb County's 29th homicide victim this year is a teenager.

It happened in a north Macon neighborhood Wednesday. 

Tamika Dumond lives along that street and says she was at work while someone ransacked her house.

"My son and his two friends came home and found the house broken into, and they we're coming back outside to call the police when someone was shooting at them," says Dumond.

Then when they stopped hearing the gunshots, that's when they heard someone screaming outside saying, 'Call the police! Call the ambulance! I've been shot,'" says Dumond.

Gonzalez says that Brown does not live at the address where he was shot and could not say if the burglary and the shooting death are linked.  Either way, Dumond says she's worried.

She says this makes the third time in two months someone has burglarized her home, and now, a teen has been killed on her street.  

"There are so many lives in danger," says Dumond. "People work hard for the things they have and then for an incident like this to happen and for someone to lose their life, such a young life, it really needs to stop."

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(UPDATE 1 p.m.) Capt. Randy Gonzalez with the Bibb Sheriff's Office says the call came in as a home invasion. Investigators are still at the scene.

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(UPDATE 12:30 p.m.) Jones has identified the victim as 17-year-old Paul Brown III.

He says Brown was shot in the chest and pronounced dead in the Medical Center, Navicent Health emergency room at 11:48 a.m.

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A person is dead after a shooting that happened Wednesday morning in north Macon.

According to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, the shooting happened in the 800-block of Green Oak Terrace.

The victim was transported to the emergency room where he was pronounced dead, said Jones.

This is Macon’s 29th homicide of the year.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as more details are available.  

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