The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an aggravated assault that took place in the 300 block of Cherry Street. The incident was called into the Macon-Bibb 911 Center at around 2:35 a.m.
It was reported to investigators that several males were arguing prior to the incident. The males that were arguing went in separate directions. Several of the males walked to their vehicle that was parked near the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Cherry Street, when a silver sedan drove by. Gunfire was exchanged between the occupants of the silver sedan and one of the males that was walking. Four of the males that were involved in the incident were reported to have been struck by gunfire. Those males were taken to the Piedmont hospital, by personal vehicle. Three of those males were later transferred to the Atrium Health Navicent. All four of the males are currently listed to be in stable condition.
This incident is under investigation. Additional information will be released as soon as it becomes available.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.