Shooting victim named suspect in fatal Macon motel killing

Raleigh Jackson had his first appearance today in Bibb County magistrate court. He's accused of killing 29-year-old Brandon Harris of Chicago. He's being held on no bond and has a commitment hearing in two weeks.

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office says they've arrested a man in connection to an August homicide at RedCarpet Inn Motel.

Raleigh Jackson was arrested around 7 p.m. Tuesday. The 27-year-old is charged with murder in the death of 29-year-old Brandon Harris. Jackson is from Macon. Harris was from Chicago.

UPDATE: Jackson appeared before a Bibb County magistrate judge Wednesday and was denied bond. He has a commitment hearing in two weeks.

The shooting happened Aug. 29 just before 11:30 p.m. outside of the motel on Jeffersonville Road. Bibb deputies originally said an unidentified man shot both Harris and Jackson. 13WMAZ asked the sheriff's office to clarify what happened, but we have not heard back.

No bond has been set.

2015 Bibb County homicide map

2015 Bibb County homicide suspects


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