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Two Macon Fugitives Arrested at Local Motel

Two men wanted for shooting at a group of people that included three small children were arrested Monday at a Central Georgia motel.

Anquan "AJ" Joel Howard, 21, and Eric "Man Man" Lamar Jackson, 24, are members of the "Macon Mafia" street gang, according to a news release from the US Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force. 

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Police say the two fired at people on two separate occasions. Once at a Capitol Avenue house and another time as people gathered on a porch on Charlotte Avenue with three small children present. 

Howard and Jackson were found after receiving a tip the men were at a local motel. 

Investigators also recovered a .40 caliber handgun in the hotel room.

According to the US Marshal's news release, the suspects face six counts of aggravated assault. 

Howard is also facing a terroristic threats charge and a parole violation. Jackson is also facing a charge for an aggravated assault on January 23.

Both men have been taken to the Bibb County jail.


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