A 20-year-old Macon man was shot in the left forearm early Thursday morning on Poppy Avenue, according to Macon police.
Roderick Reddick, of Napier Avenue, told police he left MM Gas & Food Mart, 2760 Montpelier Ave., about 5 a.m. and was walking on Poppy Avenue when someone jumped out of the bushes and shot him, according to a police report.Reddick didn’t provide any further information. His mother took him to a hospital, according to the report.
Antonio Rouse, 28, of Mercer University Drive, was shot in the abdomen late Tuesday night on Blossom Avenue after leaving the store, according to police.
Investigators haven’t linked the two shootings, said Jami Gaudet, police spokeswoman.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.