Two people shot in Central City Park, deputies looking for suspects

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Two people were taken to the hospital after being shot in Central City Park Sunday night.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, a large crowd was partying in the area just before 10 p.m. Deputies were called to clear cars that were blocking the road. While they were there, shots were fired.

Deputies say a 24 year old was shot in the right hand and a 23 year old was shot in the left thigh. Both are in stable condition at Medical Center Navicent Health.

Deputies say several men fired shots in the Elaine Lucas Senior Center parking lot. They left before deputies could get to them.

The shooting is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at (478)751 -7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.