MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Macon police are searching for the suspect who shot a man in the face Friday night.
Authorities responded to a call of a person shot at the 2800 block of Simmons Street shortly after 8 p.m. When they arrived, the 49-year-old told police that he when answered the door of his residence he was shot in the face by an unknown male. He described the suspect as a "black male, approximately 18-years-old wearing a red shirt and black shorts". According to a news release from the Macon Police Department, the victim was shot "after a drug transaction involving marijuana".
The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call MPD at 478-751-7500.