Naked man found in street complaining of gunshot wounds

August 21, 2006

North Augusta Public Safety officers found a naked man in the middle of the road just before 6 p.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived at Crystal Lake Road, the man was complaining of gunshot wounds.

He was being restrained by bystanders.

The man was taken to the hospital and sedated because of combative behavior.

Doctors found he had no gunshot wounds. However, he is in critical condition because of lacerations suffered.

Officers are investigating the incident as a serious assault, but say they aren't ruling out the wounds could be self-inflicted.