Sheriff: Man shot while walking along highway

MARTIN COUNTY - Martin County Sheriff's investigators are looking for whoever shot a man Saturday evening while the victim was walking along a roadway.

The male victim was walking along Highway 64 alternate near Nelson Street, just east of Robersonville, when someone shot him several times, according to Sheriff Dan Gibbs.

The incident happened at approximately 6 p.m.

The victim, whose name has not yet been released, was scheduled to have surgery Saturday night at a Greenville hospital, Gibbs said.

Investigators hope to learn more about the incident once the victim is out of the operating room.

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