Bibb County, GA (May 24, 2023) – The GBI is investigating an officer involved shooting in Bibb County, Georgia. The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office asked the GBI to conduct an independent investigation on May 24, 2023. One man was shot and is being treated. No officers were injured.
The preliminary information indicates that at about 5:45 p.m., Bibb County Sheriff’s deputies received information about the location of a murder suspect, Anthony Donnell Baldwin Jr, age 30, of Macon, GA. Baldwin is the suspect in a case involving a 2022 Bibb County S.O. homicide investigation. He was near the Housing Authority Apartment Complex on Felton Avenue at Alabama Street in Macon, GA.
Baldwin was seen in a GMC Yukon that was also reported as stolen. Deputies responded to the area and found Baldwin in the SUV. They began to follow Baldwin and initiated a traffic stop. Baldwin stopped and quickly got out of the SUV. Baldwin then reached back into the SUV and grabbed a firearm. A Bibb County deputy fired his gun towards Baldwin, hitting him. Baldwin was subsequently taken to Navicent Medical Center for medical treatment.
No deputies were injured in this incident. A young child was in the SUV but was not injured.
The GBI will conduct an independent investigation. Once complete, the case file will be given to the Macon Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office for review.