CHELSEA — A 59-year-old man was shot Monday morning in Chelsea, according to the Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office.

The man, whom police did not identify, contacted the Sheriff’s Office at 7:46 a.m. to say he had been shot near a residence on Wellman Road.

The man was taken by Augusta Rescue to the hospital. Officials said his injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Sources at the Sheriff’s Office said Monday the shooting remained under investigation but posed no threat to the public.

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