MACON, Georgia (KBTV) – Four male suspects are on the run after firing shots at an undercover Bibb County Deputy Wednesday afternoon.
UPDATE 2/22/22: Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Investigators and members of the United States Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) arrested 22-year-old Cameron Lavon Braxton of Macon in the 5000 block of Mercer University Drive. Braxton was identified as one of the suspects. He was was served a warrant for Aggravated Assault on a Peace Officer and taken to the Bibb County LEC for the charge of Aggravated Assault Against a Law Enforcement Officer. Braxton does not have a bond.
An undercover Bibb County Sheriff’s Deputy was doing a neighborhood check around 3:00pm on Rogers Place when he noticed a car speeding by with 4 occupants inside and all wearing ski masks. The deputy followed the car to General Winship Drive. The suspects got out of the car and began shooting at the deputy. The deputy was able to get inside of his vehicle and return gunfire. The suspects got back into their vehicle and drove away towards Old Holton Road. The deputy attempted to catch up to the vehicle, but lost sight as the it turned left onto Riverside Drive. During the exchange of gunfire the deputy did not get shot nor was his vehicle struck.
Additional units, investigators, and crime scene investigators arrived in the area, but were unable to locate the shooters. The vehicle is described as a silver Kia sedan, or possibly a Kia Optima with four doors and a handicap tag. The front bumper on the driver’s side, was hanging down towards the ground.
Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.