Waco police believe a man may have shot himself in the leg Wednesday morning.

"However, the circumstances surrounding the incident are very questionable," Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton wrote in a press release.

Officers responded to the 5500 block of Tennyson Drive shortly before 11 a.m. for the shooting, and the man was taken to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Medical Center, Swanton said.

Police are continuing to investigate, but there is no danger to the public from the incident, he said. No other details were available.

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Kristin Hoppa has been covering public safety and breaking news for the Tribune-Herald since January 2016. She worked in Northwest Missouri covering crime-related issues before her move to Central Texas. She is a University of Kansas graduate.

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