Man Shot in Macon, Deputies Looking For Suspect

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MACON, Ga – Bibb County Deputies are trying to find the person who shot a man in Macon over the weekend.

Deputies say they were called to the intersection of Knightsbridge Road at Knightsbridge Place just before 11 Saturday night to check on a person with a gunshot wound. When they arrived, they found 30 year old Melvin King of Macon on the curb with a gunshot wound to his lower chest.

Deputies say King was not very cooperative with investigators. He was taken to a local hospital to have his gunshot wound treated.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Bibb Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500, ask to leave a message for an “on-call” investigator or call Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

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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.