LCSD: Woman Shot, Seeking Community Assistance to Find Suspect

4:52 PM, Jul 27, 2013   |    comments
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Lexington, SC (WLTX)-The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is searching for a suspect after a woman who was not an intended victim was shot early Saturday morning.

LCSD is investigating one shooting incident that occurred at about 6:30 a.m. today on Gardners Terrace Road near West Columbia.

According to LCSD Major John Allard, shots were fired from a firearm into a home. A woman, who was not the intended victim, suffered one gunshot wound to her buttocks.

The gunshot wound is not life-threatening. The woman is undergoing medical treatment at a Midlands hospital.

Detectives are pursuing leads concerning the identities of the person or persons who fired the gunshots at the residence.

The motive as well as the circumstances of the shooting incident remain under investigation.

Anyone who has information about the shooting incident is asked to contact the Lexington County Sheriff's Department at 803-785-8230 or CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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