Lynchburg Police investigating a malicious wounding incident

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- The Lynchburg Police Department is investigating an incident which left one man with gunshot wounds to his leg on Friday evening.

At approximately 6:41 p.m., police were dispatched to the Lynchburg General Hospital Emergency Room where they found a 27-year-old Lynchburg man suffering from a gunshot wound to his leg, according to a release from the Lynchburg Police Department.

Upon arrival, the victim advised police that he was approached by three unknown black males, all of which are unknown at this time. Two of the men were armed with handguns. According to the victim, the three males robbed and shot him during the incident.

Police say the location of where this incident occurred is still unknown at this time.

The incident remains under investigation.