Woman Shot, Killed in East Bibb Store

7:31 PM, Sep 18, 2010   |    comments
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A Macon woman was shot and killed in East Bibb early Saturday morning, according to the Bibb Co. Sheriff's Office.

The Sheriff's Office says the shooting happened at 12:55 a.m. at the East Lottery Store, 3030 Ocmulgee East Boulevard.

A news release says the store wasn't open when a man entered, according to the Bibb Sheriff's Office. The owner was showing off the store when the man got there.

The Sheriff's Office says the man shot Maria Sims, 46, in the head.

There were no other injuries.

Deputies are searching for a black man, around 5 feet 3 inches, weighing about 160lbs.  The Sheriff's Office says he was wearing a white t-shirt with blue letters, blue jeans, a blue bandana and a blue and white hat with the words, "Tar Heels."

The case is under investigation.

Anyone with information can contact the Bibb Sheriff's Office at 1-478-746-9441 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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