The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an aggravated assault that took place in an apartment that is located on Goodwin Drive, near its intersection with Ell Street.

It was reported that Deaze Vashone Jackson, age 39 from Macon was shot in the right leg as he was attempting to flee an apartment that allegedly was being used to sell drugs. The events that led up to the shooting are still under investigation.  Jackson was transported to a local hospital where he is listed to be in stable condition. No one else was injured during this incident.

Investigators are canvasing the area and interviewing possible witnesses, in an attempt to identify those involved in this incident.  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 and ask to leave a message for the “on-call” investigator or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.