Man shot during robbery on Old Savannah Road

Police say that a 37-year-old man was shot during a robbery in the 1700 block of Old Savannah Road on Sunday.

At 5:30 p.m., deputies found James Geter with a gunshot wound to his lower left leg, a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report said.

Geter said he was approached by a man known as “Crusty,” who brandished a handgun and demanded money. Geter said the man began to hit him with the pistol, robbed him and shot him in the leg before leaving the scene on foot.

Police said Geter was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.