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Twiggs native fatally shot in Macon apartment
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Twiggs native fatally shot in Macon apartment

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide that occurred at the Rockland Apartments at 2295 Recreation Road.

Witnesses told investigators that Milton Stephens Jr., 40, was found at about 9:52 a.m. Monday. He was shot to death in his apartment, according to a sheriff's office news release.

Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said he was shot once in the chest. Rockland Apartments is off of Jeffersonville Road in east Bibb County.

Officers say nothing was taken.

A friend of the family reveals that he came outside every morning. When neighbors had not heard from him Monday morning, they went to check on him and found him dead just inside the doorway.

Stephens lived in the apartment for two years, and is originally from Twiggs County.

Family said Stephens had health issues, including diabetes and loss of eyesight.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff's Office at (478) 746-9441 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

Check back with 13wmaz.com for more on this developing story.

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