Crime

Macon man charged in shooting

A 42-year-old Macon man has been charged with three counts of aggravated assault in connection with shooting a 22-year-old man in the foot in the parking lot of 2360 Crissey Drive on Thursday, according to Macon police.

David Bernard Swain, of Anthony Circle, is accused of shooting 22-year-old Lamarion Brown at 4:25 p.m. Brown was with two other men, Courtney Hill and Clarence Hill, at the time of the shooting, according to a police news release.

The shooting stemmed from a May 15 altercation between Swain and Courtney Hill, according to the release.

Brown and his two friends attempted to drive to the hospital following the shooting, according to police.A Bibb County deputy clocked them on radar traveling more than 80 mph and observed them running a red light, said Bibb sheriff’s spokesman Lt. George Meadows. The deputy pursued but had to break off the chase.

The deputy caught up with them after they struck a telephone pole and wrecked their car near the intersection of Shurling and Stratford drives, said Sgt. Melanie Hofmann.

Brown then refused medical treatment, she said.

Swain is being held at the Bibb County jail without bond, according to jail records.

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