Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Deputy shot in possible robbery attempt -- Macon, GA

Robbery may be the motive behind the shooting of an off-duty Bibb County deputy early Sunday morning, according to a police report released Tuesday.

Deputy Jimmy Goolsby remained in stable condition Tuesday after being shot in the left elbow while working security at VFW Post 9709 at 71 Key St. at about 3 a.m. Sunday.

Goolsby was standing with two other people when a man walked up to them and said “Give it up.” The man then shot three times toward Goolsby and the other two people, striking Goolsby, according to the police report.

The gunman was last seen running toward Henderson Stadium. His clothing and handgun were recovered near Anthony Road. He is described as a 6-foot 2-inch black man who was last seen wearing a white, hooded T-shirt.

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