Updated: Suspect charged after 2 were wounded in shooting at a Macon motel

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says a suspect has been arrested in a shooting that occurred at a Motel 6 Friday, leaving two injured.

The aggravated assault happened at 105 Riverside Parkway just after 3 p.m. Friday afternoon, the sheriff’s office said in a news release.

Deputies arrested 32-year-old Cody Aaron Stephenson in connection to the incident. The sheriff’s office said investigators believe Stephenson and the two men got into an argument, leading Stephenson to retrieve a gun and fire at the men.

Deputies then found the two men, one 25 and the other 40, suffering from gunshot wounds, the sheriff’s office said.

Paramedics arrived on scene and transported the victims to Atrium Health Navicent for medical treatment.

According to medical staff, both were in stable condition.

Stephenson is being held at the Bibb County Jail without bond on charges of reckless conduct and two counts of aggravated assault, the sheriff’s office said.

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or the Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.