UPDATE: Third person arrested in Thursday night homicide

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A third person is in custody following the shooting death of a 17-year-old Thursday night.

Xavier Jamal Lewis (Bibb County Sheriff’s Office)

The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office says 17-year-old Xavier Jamal Lewis of Macon was arrested around 9 p.m Friday and taken to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center. He is charged with murder and is being held without bond.

22-year-old Dalton Lee Spires of Macon was also arrested Friday in connection with the homicide of 17-year-old Joe Woolfolk.

Spires was taken to the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center and charged with murder and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. He is being held without bond.

The sheriff’s office says the investigation revealed the shooting involved an illegal drug transaction.

A 16-year-old who was shot in the leg was treated and released from The Medical

Dalton Lee Spires (Bibb County Sheriff’s Office)

Center, Navicent Health. He is also charged with murder. The sheriff’s office says he is being charged as an adult.

He was taken to the Macon Regional Youth Detention Center.

The sheriff’s office says the shooting happened around 10:30 Thursday night in the 1600 block of Winston Drive. Macon-Bibb Coroner Leon Jones called 41NBC to report Woolfolk’s death just after 11.

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