Deputies searching for suspect accused of attempted murder

akflanagan@thestate.comFebruary 19, 2014 

— Richland County Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a suspect accused of attempted murder.

According to Sheriff Leon Lott, two suspects kicked in the door of a home at 8185 Brookfield Road just before midnight on Feb. 4 and shot a male resident in the upper body.

The victim was taken to Palmetto Health Richland in serious condition Sheriff Lott said.

Sheriff Lott said deputies entered the home to get the victim’s identification and saw several mason jars containing marijuana in plain view. Lott said police believe the two suspects attempted to steal money and drugs from the home.

The suspects were captured on video surveillance, which was outside the home.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or text ‘TIPSC’ to CRIMES (274637).

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