Macon teen accused of shooting another turns himself in

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The teen accused of shooting an 18-year-old outside a Macon gym turned himself into the Bibb County jail Monday Night.

Qaddarius Redding is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and criminal street gang activity.

Redding doesn’t have a bond set at this time.


The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office is looking for 18-year-old Qaddarius Redding.

He’s accused of shooting 18-year-old James Bradley in the leg outside the Unionville Gym on Mercer University Drive last week. Bibb deputies say Redding is also known as "Pee Wee" and is from Macon.

Bibb deputies issued aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and criminal street gang activity arrest warrants for Redding. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500.

Someone shot an 18-year-old man outside of the Unionville Gym at 2227 Mercer University Drive late Wednesday night.

James Bradley and his friend sat outside the gym when two men with guns walked up to them. When Bradley and his friend saw the guns, they ran.

Bradley said the suspects fired at them and chased after them. Bradley met deputies on Blossom Avenue, where he had been shot.

He went to the hospital and his injury won’t threaten his life. No one else was injured.

If you know more information about what happened, be sure to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 751-7500 or CrimeStoppers at 877-68-CRIME.

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Sean Franklin joined the 41NBC news team in November of 2013. He’s originally from Marietta, Georgia. He graduated from Marietta High School in 2009 and loves returning home any chance he gets. Sean moved up to Knoxville, Tennessee after high school, where he graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2013 with a B.S. in Journalism and Electronic Media. While in college, he interned at WVLT-TV Local 8 News in Knoxville. He eventually moved to Assignment Desk Editor on the weekends. Sean loves hanging with friends and family, playing guitar and taking photos. Sean’s looking forward to telling stories about Middle Georgia. If you have any story ideas, feel free to get in touch!