An investigation is ongoing after a 20-year-old man was shot in the face Thursday, the Parker County Sheriff's Office says.
According to the sheriff's office, the man was dropped off at an Azle hospital with a single gunshot wound to his face and shoulder Thursday night.
He was transported by air ambulance to a Fort Worth hospital for medical treatment and remained in stable condition Friday, authorities said.
According to investigators, the shooting occurred inside a vehicle in the 10000 block of Farm to Market Road 730 in Azle around 10 p.m. Thursday.
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The man left a relative's home Thursday evening, and authorities said witnesses reported no unusual or suspicious circumstances.
Then, about 30 minutes later, the relatives received a phone call stating the man was in the hospital emergency room, authorities said.
Another man brought the 20-year-old into the emergency room and did not identify himself before leaving shortly after, according to authorities.
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The sheriff's office said the investigation is still in "its early investigative stages" and did not identify the victim.