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Man wanted for shooting Macon teen turns himself in

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 15-year-old boy was shot on Center Street in east Macon

MACON, Ga. — A Macon 15-year-old is in critical condition after a shooting Sunday afternoon and the suspect is now in custody.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 4:45 p.m. at a home in the 600-block of Center Street.

It was reported to deputies that a 15-year-old boy was standing on the front porch of the house when several shots were fired.

The 15-year-old was shot multiple times in the upper body. He was taken to the Medical Center, Navicent Health where he is listed in critical condition.

The suspect was later identified as 18-year-old Semaj Martin. The sheriff's office says Martin turned himself in around 1:30 a.m. Monday.

He is charged with aggravated assault and is being held without bond.

Anyone with information in the case can call the sheriff’s office at 478-751-7500.


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