March 24, 2016

Aggravated Assault Incident in West Macon

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an Aggravated Assault incident that occurred in the 1300 block of Courtland Avenue just after 9:00p.m. Thursday evening.  It was reported that  18yr old Marquez Jones of Macon was with friends when he was shot by 17yr old Tyricco Simmons of Macon. Simmons was handling a pistol when it discharged and Jones was struck in the face. Jones was transported to Navicent Center Hospital and is listed in stable condition. No one else was injured in the incident. Simmons is being charged with aggravated assault and will be taken to the Bibb County Jail.

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators are still questioning witnesses and investigating the incident.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the on-call Investigator, or call the Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.