Macon Police say a store owner is in the hospital after being shot twice Wednesday evening during a robbery.
Jorge Villarreal was at his Latin food store El Carnaval on Pio Nono Avenue around 5 p.m. when a man entered the store, robbed him, and shot him in the arm and thigh, according to police spokeswoman Jami Gaudet.
There is no word on his condition.
Police took 22-year old Darian Farrow into custody in connection with the shooting and robbery. According to Gaudet, he was taken to the detective's bureau for questioning. He is now in the Bibb County Jail charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery.
The news of the shooting brought Moises Velez to his friend's store.