Deputies: Man Shot Following Fight, Suspect Wanted

Orangeburg, SC (WLTX) - Orangeburg County deputies are searching for a suspect who they say shot a victim during an argument.

On August 23rd, officers say 28-year-old Carlos Andrew Gaines and the victim got into a fight at a home on Kearse Drive. According to officers, the man followed the victim outside of the home, shooting him once in the abdomen and once in the shoulder.

The exact condition of the victim, but his injuries were described as life-threatening.

Police say Gaines has connections in Columbia, Charleston, and Manning.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC, or e-mail a tip in to You can also text information in by texting "TIPSC" plus your message to CRIMES (274637). Either way you choose, your identity will remain anonymous, and you could be eligible for a cash reward.


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