Man injured by gunfire while driving on I-77 near Fort Jackson

February 17, 2013 

A man was critically injured by gunfire while driving on I-77 near the Forest Drive Fort Jackson exit early Sunday morning, the Richland County Sheriff's Department reported Sunday.

Deputies located the car near the next Interstate exit around 2:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of Decker Boulevard, a department spokesman said.

“The driver was shot multiple times” and taken to Palmetto Health Richland, a department spokesman said.

A female passenger inside the vehicle was not hurt and told deputies she was sleeping at the time of the shooting.

“Richland County Sheriff's deputies are trying to determine exactly who is responsible for this incident,” the spokesman said.

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