The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a commercial armed robbery and aggravated assault that occurred on Friday morning at 1:24 a.m., at the Waffle House located at 3907 Arkwright Road. 

It was reported that the suspects, described as two young black males, entered the restaurant through the back door armed with handguns and wearing masks.

Both suspects entered the restaurant firing shots striking Waffle House employee, 20-year-old Yo-el Gray in the abdomen. One of the suspects then fired another shot at a female employee, and demanded the money from the register. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash, both suspects fled out the back door of the restaurant. 

Yo-el Gray was transported by ambulance to the hospital for treatment. He is listed to be in stable condition. No one else was injured during this incident.

Photographs of the suspects from the store’s video surveillance system are attached to this release.

The incident is currently under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident or suspects is urged to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.