The Herald Bulletin

June 10, 2013

Police: Man injured by fireworks, not gunshot


The Herald Bulletin

---- — ANDERSON — A man who thought he'd been shot in the arm late Sunday night was actually injured by fireworks, Anderson police said.

The incident occurred around 11:30 p.m. near Derby Downs and the man walked nearly 10 blocks to a private ambulance service to get help, Anderson police Sgt. William Casey said. Shots were reportedly heard fired in the area.

Anderson police went to check out the Derby Downs area before learning the man's injury was not actually a gunshot wound.