UPDATE: Man wanted for shooting in Abbeville arrested in DeKalb County

UPDATE: Monday, August 31, 2020 – The man wanted for the shooting on Isabella Street in Abbeville has been caught.

Roderick Morgan
Photo provided by: Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office

According to a post on the Wilcox County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, Roderick Morgan was arrested during a traffic stop in DeKalb County.


ABBEVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A man is recovering in a hospital in Macon after being shot in Abbeville over the weekend.

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, the shooting happened at 201 Isabella Street in Abbeville just after 10:30 Saturday night.

According to the GBI, 31 year old Justin Joyner was found with a single gunshot wound to the stomach. Witnesses say a white car left the area after the shooting.

Joyner was airlifted to Medical Center, Navicent Health in Macon. He underwent surgery and is now in stable condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the GBI Region 13 Office at (478) 987-4545.

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