According to Bartow County EMS public information officer Brad Cothran, Bartow County EMS transported a male from the Kangaroo Gas Station on Highway 20 to Kennestone Hospital for a gunshot wound just below the waist. The age of the male is unknown at this time. EMS found the patient sitting in a vehicle outside the gas station and he had severe bleeding and was in shock due to the blood loss. EMS is unsure where the shooting occurred, but it is believed to have been at a hotel on Highway 20. Stay tuned to AM 1450 WBHF for more updates on this developing story.