EASTOVER, SC The Richland County Sheriff’s Department sought the public’s help Thursday in identifying the man responsible for shooting a man at the Eastover BBQ Festival on May 2.
The shooting on the 500 block of Main Street developed from a verbal altercation between the shooter and victim around 9:30 Saturday night, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said.
The suspect shot the victim “multiple times in the upper body,” and then fled in a 4-door burgundy Dodge Dakota pickup truck, Lott said.
The victim was taken to Palmetto Health Richland Hospital. His condition is not known.
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Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, text CRIMES (274637) and mark the beginning of the message with “TIPSC” followed by the tip information, or log onto www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab.