Man shot in leg after fight breaks out in East Macon

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MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT)- A Macon man is in the hospital after being shot in the leg on Sunday.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened on the corner of Leaf Street and Applewood Street just after 5 p.m. Deputies say that’s where a fight broke out and someone began shooting. The 39 year old man was shot in the right leg. The man was driven to Medical Center Navicent Health in Macon by a friend.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the man is in stable condition. Deputies are looking for the person who shot him. Anyone with information is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751 -7500 or the 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.