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Man allegedly shoots girlfriend; Friends drive man to hospital after shooting

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Federal agents on Friday arrested a 21-year-old Macon man who allegedly attempted to kill his girlfriend when she wanted to end their relationship.

Davares Jerrelle Evans was arrested at an apartment in the 700 block of Tidewater Circle, according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. He was charged with criminal attempt to commit murder in the 2013 shooting of Sierra Scott, of Macon, officials said. He was also charged with failure to appear and violation of probation, deputies said.

Investigators said on Dec. 3 Evans went to a home in the 1200 block of West Granada Terrace where his girlfriend at the time lived. Evans allegedly shot Scott once in the hand after she told Evans she wanted to end the relationship with him and had asked him to leave her home, the sheriff’s spokeswoman Deputy Linda Howard said.

Witnesses identified Evans as the shooter, Howard said. The 21-year-old was transported to Bibb County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigative Division for questioning and then to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center where he is presently being held.

Friends Drive Man to Hospital After he was Shot in Both Legs

Friends had to carry a man to the hospital after he was shot in both legs Saturday morning in Macon.

The shooting happened around 3 a.m. at 1418 Second Ave., according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office. Investigators said someone shot 31-year-old Brandon Loyd, of Macon, in both legs while he was at the home.

So far, no one has been arrested in the shooting and police have not provided a motive for the crime. They also have not provided any details on the circumstances surrounding the shooting and whether or not there were any witnesses.

Brandon’s friends transported him to a local hospital where he was being treated for non-life threatening injuries, the sheriff’s spokeswoman Deputy Linda Howard said. Brandon was listed in stable condition, Howard said.

So far, deputies have no description of the suspect and the incident is still under investigation, Howard said. Anyone with any information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and ask to leave a message for the on-call investigator at (478) 751-7500, or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at (877) 682-7463.