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Arrest made in Bibb County homicide

Bibb County Sheriff’s Office investigators have arrested a suspect in a death reported Monday at the Riverbend Apartments in Macon.

Guadalupe Hernandez Perez, 37, is charged with murder. No bond has been set in this case.

According to the BCSO, deputies responded around 7 p.m. Monday after receiving a 911 call in reference to a person down. Deputies then located Romero Gonzalez, 49, who had suffered a gunshot wound and laying outside of his vehicle.

Gonzalez was transported to Navicent Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

After further investigation, deputies discovered that Gonzalez was involved in an altercation with Perez when Perez reportedly presented a gun and shot Gonzalez.

Perez was then taken into custody.

The incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information in reference to this incident is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.