Crime

Man shot outside downtown Macon club during fight

Bibb County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that happened outside the Thirsty Turtle on Cherry Street early Friday.
Bibb County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting that happened outside the Thirsty Turtle on Cherry Street early Friday. lfabian@macon.com

A fight outside a downtown Macon club left a man shot in the back.

Just after 2 a.m. Friday, 24-year-old Arkeem Green was involved in an argument with an unidentified person outside the Thirsty Turtle at 425 Cherry St., according to a Bibb County sheriff's news release.

The suspect was hitting Green with a gun when it discharged, striking Green, who was taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, in stable condition.

No description of the suspect was available.

Anyone with information is urged to call for an investigator at 478-751-7500 or phone anonymous tips at 877-68-CRIME.

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