Spruce Hill (WTXF)
Police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 6:00 A.M. Saturday morning.
According to police, officers responded to the 5500 block of Chester Avenue after receiving a call for a 'person with a gun.' Police say they were able to find a crime scene, with at least fives bullets scattered in the surrounding area.
While on scene, police noticed an unattended parked car with the driver side's mirror shot out.
Police radio then informed officers that a gunshot victim arrived at Mercy Hospital. Officers went there to meet the victim, who said he was walking on Chester Avenue when he heard gunshots. He ran to the 1400 block of S. Vodges Street, looked down, and realized he had been shot in the lower right leg.
The victim told police he was taken to the hospital by an unknown person.
This is an active and ongoing investigation.