Deputies: Suspect shoots himself while robbing Macon McDonald's
MACON, Ga. (WGXA) - A suspected robber is in jail Sunday after accidentally shooting himself Saturday night.
According to a release from the Bibb County Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the McDonald's on Gray Highway around 11 p.m. Saturday night.
The release says witnesses told deputies a man came into the restaurant wearing a black and red wig. After asking for the manager, he showed them a gun and told them to take him to the back office and the safe.
While in there, the manager and another employee ran towards the front of the restaurant. They heard a gunshot from the back office. The suspect was then seen running towards the Baconsfield Business Center on North Avenue behind the McDonald's.
Shortly after that, witnesses told deputies they heard a man screaming for help. The suspect was found lying on the ground near the wig and money, all connected to the armed robbery of the McDonald's. The release says the suspect accidentally shot himself in the thigh during the robbery.
Deputies tell WGXA News 26-year-old Donte Sherrod Grayer of Macon was arrested and taken to the Bibb County LEC after being released from the hospital.