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UPDATE: Police say victim found injured in Greenville was assaulted, not shot

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Police investigate after one person was hurt on Briggs Ave. (Dec. 20, 2017) Police investigate after one person was hurt on Briggs Ave. (Dec. 20, 2017)
GREENVILLE, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Greenville police said investigators determined a victim they initially thought had been shot Wednesday morning actually suffered injuries from an assault. 

Police said they were called about a possible shooting around 6 a.m.

Officer Johnathan Bragg, a spokesman for the police department, said officers found the victim near the intersection of Briggs Avenue and Hampton Avenue.

Initially police thought the victim had been shot, but Bragg later emailed an update stating that was not the case.

"It has been determined that the victim from this morning did not receive a gunshot wound, the injuries were from an assault," Bragg stated in the email.

The victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive.

Bragg said the investigation was ongoing.

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