Man shot in head while riding bicycle


MACON, Ga. (WGXA) – A man was shot in the head early Monday morning near the Magnolia Court Motel on Pio Nono Avenue in Macon.

According to a release, Rusty Dial, 37, was found sitting in a chair outside of the motel with a gunshot wound when deputies responded to the scene for a call of a person shot.

Dial told officers he was riding his bicycle on Broadway when he was shot, though he said he did not see anything or hear a gunshot.

Dial was taken by ambulance to the Medical Center Navicent Health where he is listed in stable condition.

Authorities are talking with witnesses and the victim in as part of an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information on this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at (478)751-7500.

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