Man shot in leg collapses in local gas station - - Jackson, MS

Man shot in leg collapses in local gas station

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Jackson Police are investigating a shooting at an abandoned house in northwest Jackson. A man was shot three times in the leg.

Police say the shooting occurred on Cedarhurst Drive, in the Broadmoor subdivision, but the victim drove himself to the Fast Lane Gas Station at 2703 Northside Drive.

"I saw him pull up, and he just jumped out of the car, hopped in the store and just collapsed," said store employee Romello Smith.

The shooting victim was conscious and talking to paramedics when he was treated in an ambulance at the scene, then taken to the hospital.

The victim was injured as the result of an altercation with at least one suspect, but was able to break free and leave the scene. He's hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.

The incident is under investigation. 

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