Macon woman shot after man accidentally drops gun

A woman was shot Monday after someone dropped a gun and it accidentally went off.

The shooting occurred at about 9:30 p.m. Monday outside of the L.H. Williams School's gym at 325 Pursley St. in Macon.

The 20-year-old victim said she heard a popping noise and when she looked down at her hands, she noticed they were bleeding. The bullet grazed her arms, according to a sheriff's office news release. Investigators said an "unidentified male" dropped the gun and it was discharged, the news release states.

A friend drove the victim to Medical Center, Navicent Health where she was treated for her injuries.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call the sheriff's office at 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.


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