Dooly Co. shootings: cause of death released for man found across the street

Baby, woman shot to death, man found dead in Byromville

An infant and a woman were found shot to death at their Byromville home around 4 a.m. Thursday, according to Deputy Coroner Ricky Hudson.

Hudson says the child was 17-month-old Jashun Ingram and the woman was Priscilla Adams, 47. 

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GBI Special Agent in Charge J.T. Ricketson says they are working closely with the Dooly County Sheriff's Office to search the scene on Hill Street and begin canvassing the neighborhood.

Ricketson says the Dooly County Sheriffs Office sent out their K-9 unit in the direction they were told the shooter ran.

The dogs found the body of Willie Merrell, 60, in the backyard of the home across the street from the crime scene.

An autopsy found that Merrell died of a single gunshot wound to the upper torso. A gun was found next to Merrell's body. 

Another woman, 17, was taken to Navicent Health in Macon in critical condition with multiple gunshot wounds. 

There is no information on a suspect at this time.

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