Gunman robs east Macon liquor store

A man armed with a gun robbed Sportsman’s Package Store No. 2, 3031 Shurling Drive, about 10 a.m. Friday, Macon police officials said.

The woman behind the counter was visibly shaken as she told investigators she was scared after the robber threatened to shoot her and her family.

Officers put up crime scene tape around the front of the small white store that sits in the triangle between Millerfield Road and Shurling Drive.

Investigators were reviewing the surveillance tape as crime technicians dusted the front door for fingerprints.A lookout posted shortly after the robbery stated the gunmen fled toward Shurling Drive.

Anyone with information is asked to call Macon police at 751-7500 or can leave an anonymous tip for Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 742-2330 or (877) 68CRIME.