Saturday, December 4, 2021 a little after 11:00 AM, Bulloch County 911 dispatched Bulloch County Sheriff Deputies and Bulloch EMS to a shooting at 251 JM Royal Lane.

Deputies were called to the Bulloch County shooting scene by a neighbor reporting that a person had been shot at the given address.

Bulloch County Shooting
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Upon arrival, deputies found a male lying on the front porch of the residence, deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.

The suspect in the incident was located at the complainant’s residence and taken into custody without incident.

The deceased has been identified as Stephen Richard Ebeling, 40 years old.

The suspect has been identified as the brother of the deceased, Michael Christopher Ebeling, 36 who lived at 251 JM Royal Lane.

No other persons were present during the confrontation between the two brothers and the case is under investigation at this time.

Bulloch County Coroner Jake Futch responded to the scene. Stephen Richard Ebeling’s body has been transported to the GBI Medical Examiners office in Pooler for an autopsy.

Criminal charges are pending in this case.

Anyone that may have information about this incident is asked to contact the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Investigator handling this case, Lieutenant Walter Deal, Jr. at (912) 764-1788.