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Macon man dies after he’s shot multiple times

A Macon man was killed and a woman was wounded in a shooting at the woman’s home near Pio Nono Avenue late Wednesday night.

Charles McKissick Jr., 26, of Robinson Court, was shot multiple times at 1023 Joseph St. off Hollis Road about 10:15 p.m., said Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones.

He was pronounced dead at the emergency center of The Medical Center of Central Georgia just before 11 p.m., Jones said.

Raushanah Mitchell, 26, told police that two black men came to her door.

When she answered, one of them shot McKissick several times, according to a news release from the Macon Police Department.

The other gunman shot her in the upper legs.

Mitchell told police a handgun was used in the shooting, and one of the men wore a mask, according to a police report.

Mitchell had surgery at the Medical Center and was listed in stable condition Thursday, said Jami Gaudet, police spokeswoman.

An autopsy will be performed Friday on McKissick to determine how many times he was shot, Jones said.

A lookout has been posted for the two black men.

One was wearing dark shorts, and the other wore a white shirt and gold pants.

The men may be armed with an assault rifle and traveling in a dark sport utility vehicle.

A man who lives on Kurt Drive told police he knocked on Mitchell’s front door, looking for his cousin, and Mitchell came to the door yelling that she and McKissick had been shot, according to the police report.

The man said McKissick ran out of the house and to his car, where he fell to the ground.

Mitchell said she didn’t know the men, why they showed up at her house or why they started shooting, according to the report.

Gaudet said the hours right after a crime are very important for investigators.

“They are following several leads, and they’re hot in the middle of this investigation and aren’t ready to release any information,” she said.

McKissick’s death marks the 12th homicide in Macon this year, Jones said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.

To contact writer Liz Fabian, call 744-4303. To contact writer Amy Leigh Womack, call 744-4398.

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