Just days after Macon-Bibb's 31st homicide of the year, Bibb deputies started investigating the shooting death of 17-year-old Pedro Garcia.
Bibb Coroner Leon Jones says he pronounced Garcia dead on the scene at 696 Villa Crest Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Tuesday morning, about one hour after authorities first got the call.
Villa Crest Ave. is near Houston Avenue in South Macon.
Sgt. Linda Howard with the Bibb County Sheriff's Office confirms they are investigating the case as a homicide.
Garcia's death marks the 32nd homicide of 2018. Macon had 30 in 2017.
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Anyone with information should call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.