UPDATE: GBI Assistant Special Agent in Charge Bryan Smith says the shooting happened when a fight between two people escalated to gunfire. The GBI crime lab in Macon will examine the body to learn more. Agents have not released the victim's name.


A man is dead after a shooting in Macon County. 

Oglethorpe Police Chief Rachael Hart said it happened on Stewart Street, between 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night.

Oglethorpe Police Officer Carlile says the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is handling the case. At 3:15 Thursday morning, Officer Carlile could not yet confirm whether the death is a homicide.

Anyone with information can call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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