Editor’s Note: The shooting victim was corrected from the driver to the passenger in the vehicle.

SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An investigation is underway after a man was shot in the neck while riding in a vehicle, Friday afternoon.

“Earlier this afternoon, around 12:15 on East Black Stock Road, near Old Anderson Mill Road. He was traveling in his vehicle, he was shot in the neck,” said Corporal John Burgess.

Corporal John Burgess, with the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office, said this was an unusual call.

“It’s not something you see everyday where somebody is driving down the road and gets shot,” he said.

He said the victim was the passenger in the car and the driver drove him to the Anderson Mill Substation for help.

“When he got to EMS, he was able to walk and speak,” said the Corporal. “From there he was transported to the hospital for treatment.”

Corporal Burgess said the victim was hit on the passenger side of the car and there’s only one bullet hole in the vehicle, that they know of.

 “Luckily, he was able to leave the scene and seek help right away,” said Corporal Burgess.

He said if you’re ever in a life-threatening situation, the best thing to do is get away from the danger.

“I would go to a safe location, if you’re able to, and as you’re traveling to that safe location, go ahead and dial 911,” he said. “So, law enforcement and first responders can respond to you.”

Deputies said they are investigating the incident at this time. The Sheriff’s Office asks anyone who has information to contact them or call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

7NEWS will update this story as more information becomes available.