A Macon man was charged with murder Tuesday morning in the county's latest homicide.
Around 2:28 a.m., Carlos Xavier Leary Sr., 38, of Jean Street, was booked into the Bibb County jail, according to a release.
Members of the Bibb County sheriff's Violent Crimes Unit and deputies arrested Leary Monday afternoon and took him downtown for questioning nearly a week after the fatal shooting of 42-year-old Christopher "Cry" Battle.
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Battle was found dead in the doorway of his duplex on Ruben Drive, about a block east of Pio Nono Avenue, after shots were reported just before 11 p.m. on Feb. 20, 2018.
His body was not discovered until early the next morning.
Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones pronounced Battle dead at the scene.
Leary is being held without bond.