Crime & Courts

Man injured during early-morning shooting in Richland County

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Richland County deputies were called out to a shooting early Monday morning, according to a statement from the sheriff’s department.

Deputies were called at 12:30 a.m. to reports of shots in the 500 block of South Summers Way, according to the statement.

When they arrived, they found a man who had been shot in the upper body. EMS took the man to a nearby hospital.

It is unclear what condition the man is in.

Anyone with information on the shooting are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Emily Bohatch helps cover South Carolina’s government for The State. She also updates The State’s databases. Her accomplishments include winning a Green Eyeshade award in Disaster Reporting in 2018 for her teamwork reporting on Hurricane Irma. She has a degree in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Ohio University’s E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.