PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a man was shot on the highway in Providence early Thursday morning.

Providence and Rhode Island State Police responded around 2:30 a.m. to the on-ramp from Thurbers Avenue to I-95 south.

A 35-year-old man told police he was shot in the leg on the highway between Thurbers and Elmwood avenues.

He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital and is expected to be OK.

State police closed down one of the Thurbers Avenue ramps and evidence markers were placed on the side of the road. A K-9 was also seen sniffing the area.

Police said the victim offered no further information about the shooting.