A man trying to flee an assault at an area bar and grill in northeast Columbia overnight Saturday was shot at by his assailants as he tried to escape, police say.
The incident occurred around 4 a.m. Saturday at CR Station House, on Two Notch Road, not far from its intersection with Clemson Road. Richland County Sheriff’s Department deputies say they found a man there who said he had been assaulted by a group of suspects.
The man, who was intoxicated, was unable to provide many details, but told deputies he had been shot at as he tried to leave, officials with the department say.
The man, who has not been identified, was taken to an area hospital with injuries.
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Deputies continue to investigate.