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Macon police release more information in early morning shootings

A 20-year-old Macon man is charged with armed robbery and aggravated assault in connection with the early Monday morning shooting and robbery of another Macon man on Oglesby Place, near the Georgia State Farmer’s Market.

Police caught Orlando Lavor Franklin as he was coming out of a rear window of the house with a gun in his hand, according to a police news release.

Franklin is accused of shooting Hayden McIntyre, of Oglesby Place, in the leg during the home invasion robbery, according to a police report released Monday.

When officers arrested Franklin, they found money in his pocket stolen from a woman in the house. Franklin, who also is charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, is being held at the Bibb County jail, according to the release.

Police are searching for a second man involved in the robbery.

Police also have released additional information in two other early morning shootings.

Shortly before 4:15 a.m., officers were called to the Sherwood Arms Apartments, 3441 Bloomfield Drive, where 30-year-old Torrey Woodford of Macon had been shot in the leg, according to Macon police report.

Woodford told police a man wearing a black ski mask and black clothing came out of the woods and shot at him. He said he didn’t know why the man fired shots at him, according to the report.

Within minutes, officers responded to shooting, just across the fence line in the 3600 block of Pine Forest Road, which runs behind the apartment complex on the city’s southwest side.

A 19-year-old man told police he’d been walking along the 3400 block of Bloomfield Road and saw several men arguing. At some point gunshots were fired and the man ran away. He was shot in the buttocks while fleeing, according to a police news release.

Police have not released the 19-year-old’s name.

Both injured men remain hospitalized after having surgery, according to police.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.

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