A person sitting in a vehicle in a hotel parking lot shot back after someone shot at him first, officials said.
Around 3:30 a.m. Sept. 11, a suspect approached a person in a vehicle in the parking lot of Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham, 200 Zimalcrest Drive, and fired multiple rounds, according to a news release from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.
The victim was also armed and fired back at the suspect.
No injuries were reported during the incident.
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Surveillance images captured images of the suspect.
The suspect was described as a black male with a medium build, facial hair and was wearing what was likely a Chicago Bulls ball cap.
Anyone with information about the suspect can contact Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, www.sccrimestoppers.com or text “TIPSC” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). People who leave tips that lead to an arrest can receive up to $1,000 in reward money.