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Macon man dies from gunshot wound suffered Aug. 15

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A Macon man has died from gunshot wounds suffered Aug. 15.

Steven Dewayne Jones, 49, was pronounced dead at 5:46 a.m. Monday at the Medical Center, Navicent Health, said Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones.

Jones had been in critical condition since the shooting at his residence.

A man knocked on Jones’ door about 1 a.m. and forced his way in to the home on Goodwin Drive, according to a Bibb County Sheriff’s Office release at the time.

The man shot Jones multiple times. Jones did not know the man, according to the release.

The death makes the 14th homicide of the year in Bibb County.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 478-751 -7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

Wayne Crenshaw has worked as a journalist since 1990 and has been a reporter for The Telegraph since 2002. He holds a bachelor’s degree in print journalism from Georgia College and is a resident of Warner Robins.
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