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Macon man accidentally shoots himself in leg

A 19-year-old Macon man accidentally shot himself in the leg early Tuesday morning, according to the Macon police.Police responded to an apartment in the 3700 block of Houston Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. in response to a domestic dispute, according to a police report.A witness told police he heard a gunshot from the top of the stairway and later saw a man and woman leave the apartment building, according to the report. Police later spoke with Dewayne Johnson, who lives in the apartment building, at the hospital and he admitted he shot himself in the leg while a handgun was in his pocket, according to the report.Police say Johnson is a convicted felon and a warrant will be issued for his unlawful possession of a firearm, according to the report.

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