Gunman attempts to rob gas station

A man armed with a shotgun attempted to rob the Shell gas station, 1105 Gray Highway, just before 1 a.m. Friday, according to the Macon police.

The owner told police he was closing the store and stepped outside when a man wearing a ski mask pointed a shotgun at him and demanded money, according to a police report released Friday.

The owner screamed and the gunman ran away headed north, according to the report.

Nothing was taken.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 751-7500 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at (877) 68-CRIME.