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07/06/05

Man Shot in Downtown Savannah

A man is recovering this morning after he was shot when he stopped to ask for directions. The 19-year-old man stopped in downtown Savannah, asking for directions around 10pm last night. That's when he says someone shot him in the leg.

He says he got back into his truck to go find help. He got onto I-16 and quickly came across a police officer. He made several attempts to get the officer's attention, and then he finally almost ran into the officer near Chatham Parkway.

The officer called for an ambulance and the teen was sent to the hospital.

The incident if under investigation.

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