Macon, GA – The 16-year-old Malek Bronner and his mother met with the officers on Monday so he could turn himself in. He was then interviewed about a fatal shooting that happened at the Sandy Springs Apartments on Dec. 21, 2020.
Deputies responded to a shooting call at the Sandy Springs apartments on Bloomfield Drive on Dec. 21, 2020. A black car pulled into the complex and stopped in front of building G.
When the officers arrived at the scene, they found 17-year-old Tyrin Riggins with a gunshot wound to the leg and 16-year-old Elijah Jones with a gunshot wound to the torso.
Jones was trying to sell a gun. They were inside the car when a group of people came up to them and one of them tried to take the gun from Jones. As he tried to drive away, shots were fired into the car.
Riggins was taken to the hospital, and Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.