LPD: Man shot in leg while driving down the street

LPD: Man shot in leg while driving down the street

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At approximately 3:30 Monday morning, Lubbock police officers responded to a residence near 36th Street and Elgin Avenue in reference to a male victim who had been shot in the leg.

Officers were advised that the victim was driving northbound on Elgin Avenue between 46th Street and 50th Street when he passed a vehicle traveling southbound. Around that time, a gunshot was heard and the victim realized he had been shot in the leg.

The victim continued driving to his residence where he met with friends and police were called. The victim was taken by a friend to Covenant Medical Center with moderate injuries.

The circumstances surrounding the shooting are under investigation.

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