OFFICE OF THE SHERIFF
BIBB COUNTY, GA.
DAVID J. DAVIS SHERIFF
January 31, 2021
Update: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Person Shot
Bibb County Sheriff’s Investigators are investigating the shooting incident of an 8-year-old child inside of a home. The incident occurred in the 2300 block of Ballard Drive , just before 4:00 p.m. on Friday.
It was reported that 8-year-old Miracle Brantley was shot and transported to the Navicent Hospital for treatment, by a private vehicle. Deputies made contact with the vehicle and its occupants at the Navicent Hospital. Miracle was listed to be in critical condition.
Friday night, Miracle was flown by helicopter to the Scottish Rite Children’s Hospital in Atlanta. She was pronounced deceased at around 8:07a.m. on Sunday morning. The next of kin has been notified.
The circumstances surrounding this incident are still under investigation. Investigators are requesting an autopsy to be performed.
Additional information will be released as soon as it becomes available.
Anyone with any information about this incident is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.