Man shot in foot sitting on porch

Published 10:35 pm Friday, March 11, 2016

A Selma man was shot in the foot shortly after midnight Thursday.

The Selma Police Department responded to a shooting with injury call between midnight and 12:30 a.m. The incident happened on the 1100 block of Philpot Avenue.

The victim, a 40-year-old man, told police he was on his porch talking to his neighbor.

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“He heard several shots and ran for cover,” said Lt. Sam Miller.

Investigators said the victim was shot once in the left foot and was transported to a hospital in Montgomery.

The neighbor was not injured.

Authorities said there are currently no suspects or motives for the shooting.

“It was probably just a stray bullet that hit him in the foot,” Miller said.

The shooting remains under investigation.