A man armed with a shotgun attempted to rob the Shell gas station, 1105 Gray Highway, just before 1 a.m. Friday, according to the Macon police.
The owner told police he was closing the store and stepped outside when a man wearing a ski mask pointed a shotgun at him and demanded money, according to a police report released Friday.
The owner screamed and the gunman ran away headed north, according to the report.
Nothing was taken.
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Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.