Man shot while driving along U.S. 17 in Onslow County

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – Deputies are investigating a shooting along a busy Eastern Carolina highway this afternoon.

Onslow County deputies say a man told them he had been shot around 1:30 p.m. while driving along U.S. 17, north of the Ramsey Road intersection.

The shooting caused the 20-year-old man to crash into the median of the four-lane highway. He was taken to Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune and is expected to recover, deputies say.

Deputies are looking for a black Chevy Camaro with tinted windows.

The Highway Patrol is investigating the vehicle crash while deputies are handling the shooting investigation.