A 24-year-old man was shot in the leg late Monday night on Beddingfield Avenue in south Macon.
Officers were called to the 700 block of Beddingfield at about 10:45 p.m. The victim, Antoine Smith of Virginia Drive, was taken to The Medical Center of Central Georgia for treatment.
The shooting happened in a neighborhood off Houston Avenue, about three blocks north of Rocky Creek Road.
Details in a police incident report weren’t clear, but a nearby resident told officers at the scene that he’d heard gunshots and then seen two men in the street.
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One of the men, apparently the victim, was being carried by the other man, a police report noted.
In a statement to police, Beddingfield Avenue resident Deon Edwards wrote that he saw “a white guy ... carrying a black male.”
Edwards wrote that he asked, “Are you OK?” and that one of the men said, “I’ve been shot.” The two men then ran behind a house.
According to Edwards, the man carrying the victim left him lying in an alley and ran away. Someone driving by apparently took the victim to the hospital.
-- Telegraph reporter Liz Fabian contributed to this report.