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37-year-old Macon man killed in shooting on Mercer University Drive identified

Coroner Leon Jones said the victim was 37-year-old Jarvis Ottman, who died at the Medical Center, Atrium Health Navicent just after 5 p.m.

MACON, Ga. — UPDATE, 8:50 p.m.:

Bibb deputies are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting that happened on Mercer University Drive near Edna Place.

According to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, the call came in at around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday about a fight that happened on Mercer University Drive in which 37-year-old Jarvis Ottman was shot several times. He got into his car and drove down the street, crashing in an empty parking lot at the end of Edna Place.

The release says Ottman was taken to the Medical Center, Atrium Health Navicent where he later died.

This case is still under investigation and possible witnesses are being interviewed.

If you have any information, you can call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME. 

UPDATE, 6:20 p.m.:

Bibb County investigators are on the scene of an apparent homicide.

Coroner Leon Jones said it happened on the 3000 block of Mercer University Drive.

The call came in around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday. Jones said the victim was 37-year-old Jarvis Ottman, who died at the Medical Center, Atrium Health Navicent just after 5 p.m.

Jones said Ottman died of several gunshot wounds.

Right now, witnesses tell us that the entrance to Edna Place opposite the Macon Mall is closed.

We've reached out to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office. So far, no further details are available.

This is a developing story. Stay with 13WMAZ for updates when more details are available.

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