Man on Motor Scooter Ran Over, Then Shot In The Back In Perry

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PERRY, Ga- A man is the hospital after being knocked off his motor scooter and then shot in Perry Wednesday night, according to Perry Police Captain Heath Dykes.

Dykes told 41NBC it happened around 8:30 Wednesday night on Old Field Lane, off of Swift Street.

Dykes said the 21 year old man was riding a moped when he was ran over by a car and then shot in the back. He was rushed to Medical Center, Navcient Health in Macon to be taken into surgery.

Dykes said police are trying to contact the victim’s family. They’re also looking for a white Chevrolet Impala, in connection to the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Gilliam with the Perry Police Department at (478) 988-2824.

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Amanda is a producer and anchor for 41NBC News at Daybreak and 41Today. She comes to Macon from Watertown, NY where she was a reporter, fill in producer and anchor for three years at WWNY. She covered everything from hundred year old birthdays to the shooting death of a New York State Trooper. She also earned a Syracuse Press Club Award for her feature story "A Cheer for Keslie," about a young woman with down syndrome who joins her high school cheer team and is accepted and loved by her squad. Amanda is originally from Brookfield, Connecticut, a small town in the western part of the state. She attended Western Connecticut State University and graduated in May 2014 with a B.A in Media Arts Production. From there she went on to get her master's degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School for Public Communications at Syracuse University. When she's not working, she enjoys watching movies, traveling and spending quality time with her fiancé, family and friends.