Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 130 Holiday Drive, at the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites in reference to a call of a person shot just before 2:30 p.m., Thursday. While responding to the call deputies were informed that the male victim was transported to the Navicent Health Urgent Care Center located at 3400 Riverside Drive by personal vehicle.
It was later discovered that this vehicle was involved and damaged by gunfire during the incident. It was reported that the shooting occurred in the back parking lot of the Econo Lodge Inn & Suites and not at the Navicent Health Urgent Care Center. There was no incident at the Urgent Care Center, the victim was only transported to the facility.
It was reported that before the shooting occurred, there was an argument that quickly turned into the exchange of gunfire. Investigators are currently talking with possible witnesses and following up on information to determine exactly what occurred. It was reported that the male victim was shot once in his face, in the cheek area. The victim is listed in stable condition. Charges are pending further investigation of the incident.
This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with any information in reference to 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.