Macon-Bibb Coroner: 2 dead, 2 injured following shooting at Waverly Pointe apartments

Coroner Leon Jones says two people were pronounced dead at the hospital.

UPDATE (10:19 p.m. ) – Macon-Bibb Corner Leon Jones has identified the victims of Tuesday night’s shooting.

Jones says 17-year-old Jayden Ellington and 26-year-old Roctavia Edwards were pronounced dead.

He says 17-year-old Devin Washington is in critical condition at Atrium Health Navicent and 18-year-old Christian Edwards is in stable condition at Atrium Health Navicent.

UPDATE (10:05 p.m.) – The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says Tuesday night’s shooting at Waverly Pointe Townhouses was called in just before 7:15.

A sheriff’s office news release says “it was initially reported” that a gathering was taking place on the outside of one of the apartment buildings when the shooting happened.

Deputies confirm two people were pronounced dead. They say one of the other two victims is in critical condition and the other is in stable condition.

The victims’ names will not be released at this time, according to the sheriff’s office.

“This investigation is in its early stages and the information can change as investigators continue to work on this investigation,” the release stated.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones says two people are dead and two others are injured after a shooting Tuesday night at Waverly Pointe Apartments, located at 624 Forest Hill Road.

Jones says two of the victims were pronounced dead at the hospital.

That’s all the information we have right now. Check back for updates.

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