$1,000 reward offered for arrest of 10-year-old’s shooter

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A local resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the people involved in the shooting of a 10-year-old girl this month.

That’s according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.

“If you contact the Crimestoppers hotline, this reward will be in addition to what they are offering in this case investigation,” the news release said.

A 10-year-old girl is recovering after being shot in the 500 block of Hawkins Street around 10:40 Wednesday night. Investigators say shots were fired toward a home on Hawkins Street and the girl was shot in the back.

Call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478) 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME if you have information.

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(478) 745-4141 ext. 310 Tucker Sargent joined the 41NBC news team in April 2012. He hails from "The Great State of Alabama," as he calls it, but you won't catch him saying "Roll Tide!" Tucker grew up near Auburn, before moving to north Alabama. He graduated from Danville High School in 2007 and loves to return to the Tennessee Valley any chance he gets. He moved back south to Troy, Alabama after high school, where he graduated from Troy University in 2011 with a B.S. in Broadcast Journalism. He interned in Huntsville at WAAY-TV before joining 41NBC. His passion is sports, and his favorite teams are the Auburn Tigers and Troy Trojans. On the weekends you can catch Tucker watching college football on Saturdays and NASCAR on Sundays! He's proud to call middle Georgia home for now and could always use a story idea from you, so don't hesitate to get in touch with him!