According to the Macon Police Department News Release, Macon Police Officers responded to a report of an arrow being shot through a window at a business on Sunday, Jan. 27 at approximately 5:30 p.m. Upon arrival, management reported an arrow broke through the window and passed into the business. Soon after an area resident entered the business to apologize for the damages. The suspect reportedly was shooting arrows for target practice when one arrow went astray. The 60-year old male of Macon was arrested for discharging a weapon and was transported to the Macon Police Department for processing. He was later released on summons pending a municipal court date.
On Friday at approximately 10:30 p.m., the Macon Police Officers responded to a panic alarm in the 1700 block of North Missouri Street. It was reported by business employees that the alarm was set off because an unknown suspect was shooting fireworks out of a vehicle toward other vehicles in the area. The suspect left the scene and parked nearby where the police located the suspect. Upon further investigation police placed the 44-year old male of Columbia under arrest for discharging fireworks within the city limits and driving with a revoked license. The suspect was later released pending a municipal court date after posting the required bond.