Man Shot After Gun Struggle with Suspects

Richland County, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies are investigating a shooting that injured a man late Tuesday night.

Officers say it occurred around 11 p.m. on Swandale and Torwood Drive.

According to deputies, the victim said he was smoking drugs with two suspects when someone pulled out a gun.The victim says he struggled with the suspects, gunshots went off, and he was shot in the upper body.

The suspects then ran from the scene.

The victim tried to drive himself to the hospital, but wound up crashing into a tree on Faison Drive. He was then transported to the hospital.

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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