Macon shooting suspect turns himself in

Charges have been filed after a gang suspect turned himself in Thursday.

Steven Quintrell Howard, 28, was charged with participation in criminal street gang activity, giving false statements and violation of probation in connection with a March 26 shooting death at Macon Gardens Apartments on Mercer University Drive. Bond has not been set.

Tavarous Veal, 19, was fatally shot at the apartments. Terry Brown, 23, was shot in both legs but survived.

This incident continues to be under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

To contact writer Jeremy Timmerman, call 744-4331.