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Two teenage sisters shot in Macon Monday night


MACON — Two teens were shot in Macon Monday night. The shooting is the second time in two weeks that teens have been the victims of shootings in the city.

The Bibb County 911 center received a call at about 10 p.m. about a 15-year-old girl who was at a residence on Bloomfield Road with a gunshot wound to the arm and a possible graze wound to the head area.

A second call came in at about the same time, about a 19-year-old female with a gunshot wound to the abdomen who showed up at the Macon-Bibb County Fire Station that is located on Bloomfield Road.

Through the course of the investigation, investigators learned that both victims suffered injuries from the same incident. According to the sheriff’s office, the victims are sisters.

The victims were taken to the hospital by ambulance and both are currently listed to be in stable condition.

According to the sheriff’s office, preliminary reports said the two girls were in an altercation with other individuals when the incident occurred.

This incident is still being investigated.

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.

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