Macon man shot in back of head

Just after 11:30 p.m. on Friday, Bibb deputies responded to a report of a person getting shot in West Macon. They arrived to find a man sitting in his vehicle with a gunshot wound to the back of the head.

Authorities say 23-year-old Eddie James Harris Jr. was driving on Hollingsworth Road when he and another driver turned right onto Robinson Road. Harris tried to pass the vehicle when someone fired several shots into his car.

Deputies say Harris got out of his car and returned fire. The suspect drove off.

There is no information on the suspect except that the person drove a dark gray Ford Fusion.

Responders took Harris to a local hospital. He is listed in stable condition. The bullet reportedly did not penetrate his skull.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information should call the Bibb County Sheriff's Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

 

 

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