UPDATE: 2:11 p.m.

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office says they arrested a man in connection with the shooting.

Gregory Bernard Staten, Jr., 27, was arrested around noon at a house on Woolfolk Street.

Staten is charged with criminal attempt to commit murder. He is being held without bond.

Anyone with information should call the sheriff's office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.


UPDATE 8:35 a.m.:

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office has identified the injured man as 31-year-old Carlos Chaz Brown of Macon.

Deputies say Brown was in a fight with several other people when a man pulled out a pistol and shot Brown. The shot or shots hit Brown in the left arm and lower back.

Brown is in critical condition at the Medical Center Navicent Health.

Deputies have not released any further information on the suspect.


The Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened early Thursday morning at a west Macon hotel.

Sgt. Clay Williams says someone shot and injured a man around 6 a.m. at the Bridgeview Inn and Suites on Eisenhower Parkway near I-475.


This is the second shooting the west Macon area in two days.

This is a developing story. Stay with 13WMAZ for udpates.