Report: Man is shot in the leg while walking down Savannah Hwy

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - A man drove himself to the emergency room Monday morning after he says he was shot in the leg.

According to an incident report, the victim says he was walking down the northbound side of Savannah Hwy near the I-526 overpass around 12:05 a.m. when he was shot in his right leg. He says he heard what sounded like "fireworks" before he was hit.

The victim says he then drove himself to St. Francis Hospital for medical attention.

The shooting is currently under investigation.

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