UPDATE: Shooting investigation underway at Macon shopping center
Judge Barbara Harris denied bond to Javon Britton, 34, and Maryann Davis, 23.
The foiled armed robbery happened Thursday at 4:26 p.m., at the Gamestop store, which is located at 4695 Presidential Parkway in Macon.
Britton and Davis were arrested and charged with armed robbery. Both are from Sacramento, California, according to Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Lt. Sean Defoe.
According to the police report, Gamestop Manager, Jonathan Mitchem told investigators he was on break in a back room when one of his employees, Melvin Odum told him they had just been robbed at gunpoint.
Odum said Britton walked in Gamestop carrying a big black bag, and told everybody to get down. Odum thought Britton was joking.
“He stated the man told him to hurry up before he empties the clip,” according to the Bibb County Sheriff’s office incident report.
Odum told investigators he gave Britton money out of the register.
“….and [Britton] said thanks,” added the incident report.
Britton demanded cash also from two customers.
Willie Densley Jr, told investigators he was talking with a store clerk when Britton entered the store and pulled a gun out of his bag.
“The male then told everyone in the store to get down on the floor, and to put our cell phones, all money and wallets out on the floor,” according to the incident report.
Densley said Britton came up behind him and took $80 out of his back pocket.
Another Gamestop customer, Tim Jackson told investigators he was making a purchase at the time Britton walked in the store. Jackson said he heard Britton say something about being in the wrong store.
“Then changed his mind and stated he was in the right store, as he was pulling a rifle out of the black duffel bag he was carrying, and told everyone to get face down on the ground,” added the incident report.
After robbing the both customers and store employees, witnesses say Britton walked out casually and said “Hey,” to someone in the parking lot.
Jackson ran out of the store, Densley was close behind him. Jackson told investigators he wanted tl get the getaway car’s tag number.
Jackson saw Britton driving away in a Green BMW 528i with Davis in the passenger seat.
” He stated the male saw him and reached down into the vehicle…he though the male was going for a gun, so he pulled his weapon out and fired seven times at the vehicle,” according to the incident report.
Densley told investigators Jackson shot out the window of the BMW. Britton then jumped the embankment and was heading towards Ashley Furniture store.
Densley called 911, while running toward the furniture telling the operator what was unfolding.
Jackson told investigators after firing his gun, he yelled to people standing around call the police.
Britton crashed the getaway car in the parking lot of Ashley’s Furniture store. He was taken into custody. Davis was treated and released from a nearby hospital where she received medical treatment.
Lt. Defoe said she was injured during the wreck.
A man who identified himself as a Gamestop manager, (Mitchem) declined comment.
Another man, who said he was inside the store during the robbery said, “I had a gun pointed at my face.” He declined further comments.
Britton and Davis remain at the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center.
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