A man was shot early Monday morning at a motel on Houston Road at Pio Nono Avenue in Macon.
Bibb County sheriff’s deputies responded to a gunshot call at the Magnolia Court Motel about 7:45 a.m. They found Rusty Dial, 37, with a gunshot wound to the back of the head near his neck, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office. He was sitting in a chair outside the motel when deputies arrived.
Dial, a motel guest, was alert when deputies arrived and reported he had been shot while riding his bike on Broadway, east of Pio Nono Avenue. He said he did not see anything and did not hear the gunshot.
An ambulance took Dial to the Medical Center, Navicent Health, where he was reported to be in stable condition. Investigators are talking with possible witnesses and the victim to determine what happened.
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Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 877-68-CRIME.