Crime

Macon man dies in Pendleton Homes shooting on Houston Ave.

A 29-year-old Macon man was shot to death late Tuesday night outside Pendleton Homes.

Javoris Butler was visiting with friends outside an apartment at 3401 Houston Ave. when he was shot shortly after 11 p.m., according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

Butler was taken to Medical Center, Navicent Health, where he died at 11:43 p.m.

The victim was hit with “multiple gunshots,” said Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones.

Bibb investigators have been interviewing witnesses overnight and are trying to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information is urged to leave a message for investigators at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

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