The person of interest is 38-year-old Richard Trumaine Whipple of Macon.
Whipple is about 6 feet tall and weighs around 235lbs. He was last seen running toward Pio Nono Avenue.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts or the incident is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
According to a news release, 21-year-old Xavier Townsend was shot in the hip in front of a store on Columbus Road.
The suspect was last seen running toward Pio Nono Avenue. He was wearing a a white hat, a blue polo shirt with a white thermal underneath and blue jeans.
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.