A 15-year-old was shot outside the Houston Food Market in South Macon.

According to the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office, three men were standing in front of the closed business at 10:45 p.m. Jan. 9. According to police, one of the men brandished a handgun and shot the 15-year-old in the facial area. Two of the men fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The victim was transported to the hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

Police are asking anyone with any information to contact the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.