Crime

Two injured in southwest Macon shooting

A shooting in southwest Macon left two people injured Monday morning.

Macon resident Vaparian Fowler, 18, was visiting relative Steven Jones, 44, at a home in the 2400 block of Goodwin Road when he heard a knock at the door just after 10:30 a.m. When Fowler opened the door, he saw two black males, one of whom fired multiple rounds into the home, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

Fowler was struck in the right shoulder, and Jones was struck in the right hand. Both were taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health to be treated for injuries not thought to be life-threatening.

The suspects, both estimated to be between 18 and 20 years old, were seen leaving the residence on foot. The suspect with the gun was said to be between 5-feet 8-inches and 5-feet 10-inches tall and wearing burgundy pajama-type pants with no shirt. The second suspect was described as having a slim build and wearing black pants with a black shirt.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 478-751-7500 and ask to leave a message for the on-call investigator, or call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

To contact writer Jeremy Timmerman, call 744-4331.

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