A man was shot and seriously wounded at a Colleton County nightclub early Sunday morning.

The shooting occured around 3:30 a.m. at Leons Club at 8150 Round O Road, according to Colleton County Sheriff's Lt. Amye Stivender,

Medical workers found the 32-year-old man sitting inside the building with a large-caliber gunshot wound to the lower back, Colleton County Fire and Rescue Chief Chief Barry McRoy said. The injury appeared to be serious and life-threatening, McRoy said.

The injured man was flown by helicopter to Medical University Hospital.