BIBB COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Ronnie Joe Albea, of Augusta, Georgia, has been identified as the victim shot dead Friday night in an apparent attempted robbery in Bibb County.

Albea, 41, was fatally shot at a Macon Walmart in an attempted carjacking in Macon Friday night.


According to reports, Albea and his fiancé were in the parking lot area of the Walmart Supercenter on Harrison Road in Macon, when he was approached by two men demanding his car keys. Albea refused and a fight ensued. During the fight Albea was shot in the chest.

Albea was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

Investigators say they are seeking two suspects described as a tall and slender man, and a short and heavyset man. Both are believed to be in their early 20s.

Anyone with possible information on the case should contact Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 1-478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


Geo quick facts: Bibb County is located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 155,547. Bibb County is geographically located in the Central Georgia region, and is the largest county in the Macon metropolitan area – Wikipedia.