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Man killed in shooting on Macon's Harrold Street had been released from jail hours earlier

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones says it happened just after 9 a.m.

MACON, Ga. — A Macon man shot and killed Saturday morning on Harrold Street had been released from jail just hours before his death.

According to Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones, the man was 27-year-old Damian Felton.

Bibb County jail records show Felton was released from jail on a $82,500 bond just before 9 p.m. Friday.

He was arrested almost a year ago on murder charges after a man’s body was found under a mattress at an illegal dump site in west Macon.

Felton’s death marks the county’s 21st homicide of 2022.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating, and no further details are available.

Anyone with information can call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


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