UPDATE: Man arrested in shooting at Macon hotel


MACON, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – Bibb County deputies make an arrest in condition to a morning shooting at Macon hotel.

Deputies arrested 27-year-old Gregory Bernard Staten, Jr., at a home in East Macon Thursday afternoon. He is charged with criminal attempt to commit murder.

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The shooting happened around 6:00am, during an altercation at the Bridgeview Hotel on Harrison Road in Macon.

Deputies say during the altercation, Staten pulled out a pistol and shot 31-year-old Carlos Chaz Brown of Macon in the left arm and lower back. Brown was taken to Medical Center Navicent Health and is in critical condition.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751 -7500, or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.