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Bibb deputies investigate shooting death at old school

Young man shot to death at Winship school

Bibb sheriff's Sergeant Linda Howard said the city's latest homicide victim is a young male found fatally shot near Winship school at about 8 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017. She briefed the media about what they know so far in the investigation.
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Bibb sheriff's Sergeant Linda Howard said the city's latest homicide victim is a young male found fatally shot near Winship school at about 8 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017. She briefed the media about what they know so far in the investigation.

Shortly after 8 a.m. Thursday, Bibb County sheriff’s deputies were called to Beech Avenue near the corner of Pio Nono Avenue at the old Winship Elementary School location.

Deputies found a shooting victim, who died in the emergency room of Medical Center, Navicent Health, Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said.

A crime scene investigator arrived on the scene at about 8:40 a.m. Police have roped off the block just past Patterson Street.

An investigation is underway.

Bibb County coroner Leon Jones said it will take a community effort to stop the violence that killed a 16-year-old on the way to school Thursday, October 19, 2017. The teen was found fatally wounded on Beach Avenue at the old Winship school near P

Bibb County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting death early Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017, at the old Winship school on Beech Avenue near Pio Nono Avenue in Macon.

For more on this story, come back to macon.com and read Friday’s Telegraph.

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