A Macon man was shot early Monday morning during an armed robbery attempt near the intersection of Mercer University Drive and Poppy Avenue, according to a police report.
The report stated that the victim, Andre James, 32, was leaving a nearby store after purchasing cigarettes after 2 a.m. when a gray car pulled up beside him. The driver pulled out a gun and demanded money. James tried running toward Straight Street when the man in the car fired three or four shots. One of the shots struck James in the ankle.
James was taken to The Medical Center of Central Georgia. Anyone with information is asked to call Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.