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Macon woman dies after shooting

A Macon woman who was shot in the head Friday during a domestic dispute died Sunday night, police said.

Cynthia Rhodes, 35, was pronounced dead at 8:05 p.m. at The Medical Center of Central Georgia, Macon Police spokesman Sgt. Zac Self said. She had been in a coma since the shooting, which took place Friday night at a residence on May Place in the Unionville neighborhood.

Police charged Rhodes’ husband, 43-year-old Bernard Rhodes, with murder Sunday night. Bernard Rhodes was already being held at the Bibb County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault in connection to the shooting.

Bernard Rhodes is also charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. According to jail records, Bernard Rhodes lives at a Pio Nono Avenue address. The shooting took place at the home of Bernard Rhodes’ brother, police said.

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