Macon man charged with attempted murder

A 39-year-old Macon man has been charged with attempted murder and participation in gang activity in connection with the July 18 shooting of a man near the intersection of Brentwood Avenue and Churchill Street, just off Montpelier Avenue.

Shawn Maurice Taylor, of Crescent Avenue, was arrested Monday morning, according to Bibb County jail records.

Dexter Burns, 29, told police he was standing in the road and headed to a store to buy cigarettes when he was shot in the left knee, right ankle and right thigh, according to a Macon police report.