Man injured after gunman fires several shots at north Macon motel

Bibb sheriff's Lt. Randy Gonzales gives details on a Monday morning shooting at a north Macon motel

Bibb deputies say someone shot a man outside a North Macon hotel just before 4:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

Lt. Randy Gonzales said 42-year-old Christopher Blanson was waiting to meet a woman outside the FairBridge Inn Express on Riverside Drive.

That's when a someone approached him and the two exchanged words.

As Blanson tried to leave, shots were fired at his car. A bullet grazed Blanson.

The shooter took off and Blanson called police from the Walthall Oil Co. nearby.

Paramedics treated him on the scene for non life threatening injuries.

 

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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