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

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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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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.