MACON, Ga. — A man was injured Thursday afternoon after being shot in the cheek outside a Macon hotel.

According to Sgt. Linda Howard with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, it happened just before 2:30 p.m. outside the Econo Lodge on Riverside Drive.

She says the unidentified male victim was shot once in the cheek and then was taken to the Navicent Health Urgent Care building at 3400 Riverside Drive for medical attention, prompting a police and ambulance response.

She says, so far, no one is in custody for the shooting and investigators are working to get more information.

This story will be updated as more information is available.


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