Man shot in Garners Ferry Road incident

cwinston@thestate.comSeptember 25, 2013 

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— A man was shot in the lower body Tuesday night by an unidentified suspect on Garners Ferry Road.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident, which took place at about 10:30 p.m. at 7648 Garners Ferry Road, but the victim is being uncooperative.

According to deputies, the suspect with a handgun approached a vehicle with a man and woman inside. The woman got out and ran, and the suspect demanded that the victim open the door.

The victim attempted to drive away, and the suspect shot at the vehicle several times, hitting the victim in the lower body. The victim drove himself home and then called 911. He was transported to Palmetto Richland, where his condition was unknown, according to deputies.

Richland County deputies are looking for anyone with information.

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