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Longview police investigating after man alleges he was shot in leg

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) -

Longview police are investigating after a man claimed he was shot Friday.

A department spokesman said the man, who has not been identified at this time, told officers that he drove himself to the hospital after he was shot in the leg.

"A person showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg," said Sgt. Shane McCarter.

The man told police the incident happened about 2 p.m. Friday in Longview near Green Street and Estes Parkway.

The man said he was shot while in his vehicle but would not specify in the wound was self-inflicted and the result of an accidental discharge of a weapon or if he was shot by another person.

Police say the man is not being cooperative and details on the incident were not immediately available.

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