Lawrence man shot in leg during mugging

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A Lawrence man who was walking home early Wednesday is hospitalized after being shot in the leg.

It happened around 4:15 am near Franklin Road and Pendleton Pike.

The victim, Rodney Nelson, said he was walking home when two men approached him and said, "Give me what you have."

Nelson said he fell to the ground and realized he was shot in the lower leg. His wallet and cell phone were missing.

Detectives discovered a spent bullet casing at the scene.

The victim is in stable condition at the hospital and is expected to survive.

No arrests have been made.