Deputies: Teen, 15, shot in the face in Macon

Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Thursday night shooting that left a 15-year-old in critical condition/Jayla Whitfield (WGXA)

MACON, Ga. - Bibb County Sheriff's Office is investigating a Thursday night shooting that left a 15-year-old in critical condition.

It happened outside of Houston Food Market on Houston Avenue at Rocky Creek Road around 10:45 p.m.

Deputies say the teen boy was taken to the hospital after being shot in the face area. Three males were standing outside the store when one pulled out handgun and shot him in the face.

The two other males ran from the scene.

The incident is under investigation.

Anyone with information in reference to this incident is urged to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to WGXA News on-air and online for updates.

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