Man Assaulted; Shot on Garners Ferry Road

Columbia, SC (WLTX) --- Authorities say a man was shot during an aggravated assault Saturday night.

Richland County Sheriff's Department says that around 11:30 Saturday night, deputies made contact with the victim at Murphy's gas station. According to authorities, the victim was at a residence on Garners Ferry road when two men, identities unknown, knocked on the front door. The victim opened the door and was shot in the upper body by one of the men who was carrying a handgun.

The victim was able to flee the residence, went to Murphys gas station, and was later transported to the hospital.

Richland County Sheriff's Department is still investigating the assault. They are asking anyone with information to call CrimeStoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC


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